The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
L'Homme au chapeau de paille (Gustave Boyer)
Alternate titles: L'Homme au chapeau de paille; L'Homme au chapeau de paille (Boyer); L'Homme au chapeau de paille (portrait de Boyer); L'Homme au chapeau de paille - Gustave Boyer; Man with a Straw Hat; Portrait de Boyer; Portrait – Man with a Straw Hat; Selbsporträt; Selbstbildnis
Rewald: (174) c.1870; Venturi revised: c.1868; Venturi: (131) 1870–71; Rivière: 1873; Vollard: 1872; Cooper: c.1871; Gowing: c.1871 (Edinburgh); Ratcliffe: probably 1871; Machotka et al: c.1871
Oil on paper mounted on canvas
21 5/8 x 15 5/16 in. (55 x 38.8 cm)
Signed lower right in red: P. Cezanne
Traveled to: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, April 1–May 16, 1952.
Traveled to: Musée Masséna, Nice, France, August 8–September 12, 1953. Musée des Beaux-Arts, Grenoble, France, September 15–October 18, 1953.
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.
Gustave Boyer (1840–99) was a childhood friend of the artist's and became a notary in Eguilles (Bouches du Rhône). Boyer's portraits have sometimes been confused with Cézanne's self-portraits.
Record last updated March 26, 2017. 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. "L'Homme au chapeau de paille (Gustave Boyer), c.1870 (FWN 429)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=181 (accessed on March 31, 2020).