The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
An online catalogue raisonné under the direction of Walter Feilchenfeldt, Jayne Warman and David Nash
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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)
[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.
[Cézanne], March 1917, lent by Bliss.
. Traveled to: Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, October 17–December 15, 1931; John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis, January 1932.
. Traveled to: 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.
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.
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: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "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 June 5, 2023).
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