The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Les Voleurs et l'âne
Alternate titles: Der Esel und die Diebe; Der Esel und die Räuber; Die Eseldiebe; Die Räuber und der Esel; I ladri e l'asino; La Caverne des brigands
Rewald: (163) c.1870; Venturi revised: c.1870; Venturi: (108) 1869–70; Rivière: c.1870; Vollard: 1870; Gowing: (London) c.1869–70
Oil on canvas
16 1/8 x 21 5/8 in. (41 x 55 cm)
Traveled to: Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence, France, June 12–August 31, 1982 (exhibition catalogue; preface by Denis Coutagne).
Traveled to: Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe, Japan, October 10–November 9, 1986. Aichi Prefectural Art Gallery, Nagoya, Japan, November 15–December 4, 1986.
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.
[In English:Cézanne in Florence: Two Collectors and the 1910 Exhibition of Impressionism], March 2–July 29, 2007, ill., pp. 120–21, as Les Voleurs et l'âne.
The subject is based on The Golden Ass by Apuleius.
Record last updated July 13, 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. "Les Voleurs et l'âne, c.1870 (FWN 612)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=171 (accessed on January 17, 2021).