The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Les Marronniers et le bassin du Jas de Bouffan
1868–70 (possibly later)
Alternate titles: L'Allée; L'Allée du Jas de Bouffan; Sous-bois; The Avenue at the Jas de Bouffan (Chestnut Trees and Basin at the Jas de Bouffan)
Rewald: (158) 1868–70 (possibly later); Venturi revised: c.1871; Venturi: (47) 1867–69; Cooper: c.1875; Gowing: c.1871 (Edinburgh) and possibly 1874 (Burlington); Other: Novotny: c.1871
Oil on canvas
14 5/8 x 17 5/16 in. (37 x 44 cm)15 x 18 1/8 in. (38.1 x 46 cm) (London 2006–07 catalogue)
Vollard A stockbook: no. 3513, huile; sous bois avec une route au premier plan, 38 x 46 cm (250 frs)
A major exhibition commemorating the thirtieth anniversary of the artist's death. Catalogue notes by Charles Sterling, foreword by Jacques-Émile Blanche, and preface by Paul Jamot, no. 24, as L'Allée du Jas de Bouffan, lent by Edith Wharton, Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt.
Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London, September 29–October 27, 1954.
Traveled to: Musée d'Orsay, Cézanne: les années de jeunesse 1859-1872, Paris, September 19–January 1, 1988. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, January 29–April 30, 1989.
Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London, February 8–April 28, 1996. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, May 26–September 1, 1996.
Traveled to: Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence, France, June 9–September 17, 2006.
This painting is Cézanne's earliest representation of the avenue of chestnut trees at the Jas de Bouffan. Gowing noted that this work "evidently owes something to the avenues painted in the sixties by Pissarro." (Edinburgh and London, 1954).
Record last updated December 7, 2018. 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. "Les Marronniers et le bassin du Jas de Bouffan, 1868–70 (possibly later) (FWN 55)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. http://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=166 (accessed on February 23, 2019).