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
19 x 24 7/16 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.
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 May 23, 2020. 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 October 22, 2020).