The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
La Bouteille de cognac
Alternate titles: Nature morte; Nature-morte; Still Life; Still Life with Carafe, Bottle, and Fruit; Still-Life - Nature morte
Rewald: (W642); Venturi revised: 1906; Venturi: (1154) 1906; Rivière: October 1906
Graphite and watercolor on wove paper
Watermark: MONTGOLFIER SAINT MARCEL LES ANNONAY
18 1/2 x 24 3/8 in. (47 x 62 cm)
Traveled to: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, April 17–May 16, 1971; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, June 1–July 3, 1971.
Traveled to: Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, December 8, 1974–March 14, 1975; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, April 13–August 31, 1975; Francine and Sterling Clark Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, September 26, 1975–February 22, 1976; Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, April 6–May 30, 1976.
Traveled to: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, January 26–March 19, 1978; Grand Palais, Paris, Cezanne: Les dernières années (1895–1906), April 20–July 23, 1978 (see Paris 1978a for a separate listing because the catalogue numbers are different from the two American venues).
Traveled to: The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, February 14–May 23, 2010; Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, June 26–September 26, 2010.
Traveled to: Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence, France, July 11–October 5, 2014; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, October 25, 2014–January 11, 2015; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, February 7–May 18, 2015; Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, September 12, 2015–January 3, 2016.
Paris: Librairie Floury, 1923, ill. opp. p. 184, as Nature morte.
London: Studio, 1929, pl. 21.
"Cézannes Udvikling." Samleren 6 (July, August, September 1929), p. 139, ill.
"L'exposition Cézanne à l'Orangerie." Beaux-arts: Chronique des arts et de la curiosité, no. 177 (May 22, 1936), ill. p. 1, as Dernière oeuvre de Cézanne.
Paris and New York: Quatre chemins and Raymond & Raymond, n.d. , pl. 5.
Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1936, no. 1154, ill. vol. II, as Nature morte.
Vienna: Phaidon, 1937, pl. 115.
Milan: Görlich, 1944, fig. 75.
London: Phaidon Press, 1947, pl. 105, as Still-Life - Nature morte, 1906, P. Cézanne fils, Paris.
Paris: Gallimard, , p. 335.
Munich: Prestel, 1956, p. 32, fig. 3.
"Cézanne Drawings." Review of Les dessins de Paul Cézanne au cabinet des estampes du Musée des beaux-arts de Bâle, by Adrien Chappuis. The Burlington Magazine 105, no. 725 (August 1963), p. 376.
Translated by Sheila Ann Ogilvie. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1965, p. 45, pl. 3.
Milan: Fratelli Fabbri, 1971, p. 81, ill.
Paris: Daniel Jacomet, 1971, pl. 15, as Nature-morte, 1906.
Utica: Munson-William-Proctor Institute, 1972.
Boston: Little, Brown; London: Thames & Hudson, 1983, no. 642, ill.
Paris: Flammarion, 1995, p. 112-13, ill.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2008, p. 201, fig. 144.
"Painting on Drawing and Cézanne's Watercolors." In Cézanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection. Princeton: Princeton University Art Museum; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. Exhibition catalogue, p. 170, fig. 111 (cat. 24).
London and Los Angeles: Thames & Hudson and John Paul Getty Museum, 2015, p. 305, fig. 221.
Munich: Schirmer/Mosel, 2018, no. 36, p. 192, ill., as La Bouteille de cognac.
"Tackling Cezanne's Paper: On the Reconstruction of Loose Sheets." In Reconstructing Cezanne. London: Ridinghouse and Luxembourg & Dayan, 2019. Exhibition catalogue, fig. 11.
This work may have been one of Cezanne's last three watercolors. The other two were  and [ ] (see Rivière, 1923, p. 225).
Record last updated April 30, 2021. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "La Bouteille de cognac, 1906 (FWN 1988)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=1625 (accessed on September 19, 2021).