The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Alternate titles: Landscape; The Road; The Roadway
Rewald (169): c.1871; Venturi revised: c.1870; Venturi (52): 1871–72
Oil on canvas
23 1/2 x 28 1/5 in. (59.8 x 72.4 cm)
Grafton Galleries, London, Manet and the Post-Impressionists, November 8, 1910–January 15, 1911, no. 18, tentative identification, lent by Vollard.
Armory of the Sixty-Ninth Regiment, New York, International Exhibition of Modern Art [Armory Show], February 17–March 15, 1913, no. 1070, as Landscape, lent by Lillie P. Bliss. Traveled to: Art Institute, Chicago, March 24–April 15, 1913; Copley Hall, Boston, April 28–May 18, 1913.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Armory Show, March 24–April 16, 1913, no. 49.
Copley Society of Boston, Copley Hall, Boston, Armory Show, April 28–May 19, 1913, no. 24.
Arden Gallery, New York, [Cézanne], March 1917, lent by Bliss.
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Paintings and Drawings by Representative Modern Masters, April 17–May 9, 1920, no. 49, as Landscape, lent by Bliss.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings, May 3–September 15, 1921, no. 5, as The Roadway, lent by anon. [Bliss].
Brooklyn Academy of Arts and Sciences, Brooklyn, New York, Summer Exhibition of Modern French and American Painters, June 12–October 14, 1926, lent by Miss Bliss.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The museum's first loan exhibition: Cézanne, Gauguin, Seurat, van Gogh, November 8–December 7, 1929, no. 14, ill., (dated c. 1875), as Landscape, lent by private collection, N.Y.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Summer Exhibition, June–September 1930, no. 19, as Landscape, lent by Private collector, N.Y. [Bliss].
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Memorial Exhibition: The Collection of the Late Miss Lillie P. Bliss, May 17–September 27, 1931, no. 2, ill., as The Road. Traveled to: Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, October 17–December 15, 1931; John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis, January 1932.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Lillie P. Bliss Collection, May 14–September 12, 1934, no. 2, pl. 2.
Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Cézanne, November–December 1934, no. 5, (dated c. 1875), as The Road, lent by Museum of Modern Art.
City Art Museum, Saint Louis, Twenty-Five Paintings from the Collection of Lillie P. Bliss, February–March 1935, no. 2.
Carnegie Art Institute, Pittsburgh, Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors from the Lillie P. Bliss Collection, March 13–April 10, 1935, no. 5, as The Road.
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, French Paintings from the Lillie P. Bliss Collection, April 23–May 19, 1935, no. 1, as The Road.
Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris, Cézanne, May 20–October 11, 1936, no. 19, as La Route, lent by MoMA.
Paul Rosenberg, New York, 21 Masterpieces by 7 Great Masters, November 15–December 18, 1948, no. 1, ill. lent by Rosenwald.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, 1913 Armory Show: 50th Anniversary Exhibition, February 17–March 31, 1963, no. 1070, ill., p. 53. Traveled to: Armory of the 69th Regiment, New York, April 6–28, 1963.
Association of American Painters and Sculptors, Armory of the 69th Regiment, New York, April 6–28, 1963. Traveled to: Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, February 17–March 31, 1963.
Royal Academy of Arts, London, Cézanne: The Early Years 1859–1872, April 22–August 21, 1988, no. 61, ill. Traveled to: Musée d'Orsay, Cézanne: les années de jeunesse 1859-1872, Paris, September 19, 1988–January 1, 1989; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., January 29–April 30, 1989.
Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland, The Hidden Cézanne: From Sketchbook to Canvas, June 10–September 24, 2017, no. 159, ill.
Pène du Bois, Guy. "The Lillie P. Bliss Collection." Arts 17, no. 9 (June 1931), p. 608.
Sweeney, James Johnson. "The Bliss Collection." Creative Art 8 (May 1931), p. 357.
Klein, Jerome. The Lillie P. Bliss Collection. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1934, no. 2.
Venturi, Lionello. Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre. Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1936, no. 52, ill. vol. II, as La Route.
Barnes, Albert C., and Violette de Mazia. The Art of Cézanne. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1939, no. 36, listed.
Barr, Jr., Alfred H. Painting and Sculpture in the Museum of Modern Art. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1942, p. 30, no. 84, as The Road.
Brown, Milton. The Story of the Armory Show. New York: J.H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1963, p. 229, no. 1070.
Rewald, John. Cézanne and America: Dealers, Collectors, Artists and Critics, 1891–1921. Princeton: Princeton University Press; London: Thames & Hudson, 1989, pp. 192, 193, 306, fig. 96.
Rewald, John. The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols. In Collaboration with Walter Feilchenfeldt and Jayne Warman. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1996, no. 169, ill. vol. 2, as La Route.
Robins, Anna Gruetzner. "'Manet and the Post-Impressionists': a checklist of the exhibition." The Burlington Magazine 152, no. 1293 (December 2010), p. 785.
Record last updated December 20, 2021. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Société Paul Cezanne. "La Route, c.1871 (FWN 58)." In The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=177 (accessed on December 7, 2023).