The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Portrait de Victor Chocquet assis
Alternate titles: Bildnis Chocquet; Bildnis Choquets; Bildnis Herrn Chocquet; Chocquet in an Armchair; Chocquet in his Study; Der sitzende Chocquet; Portrait de Chocquet; Portrait de Choquet [sic]; Portrait de M. Chocquet; Portrait de Victor Chocquet; Portrait des Herrn C., sitzend; Portrait of M. Chocquet; Portrait of Victor Choquet; Porträt des Herrn Chocquet; Victor Chocquet Seated
Rewald: (296) 1877; Venturi revised: 1880–81; Venturi: (373) 1879–82; Rivière: 1877; Vollard: 1877; Cooper: c.1877; Gowing: c.1877 (Edinburgh)
Oil on canvas
18 1/8 x 15 in. (46 x 38 cm)
Signed lower right in red: P. Cezanne
Traveled to: Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, October 17–December 15, 1931. John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis, January, 1932.
[Masterpiece Series], 1951, no number.
Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London, September 29–October 27, 1954.
Traveled to: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, April 17–May 16, 1971. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, June 1–July 3, 1971.
Traveled to: Municipal Museum, Kyoto, Japan, June 1–July 17, 1974. Cultural Center, Fukuoka, Japan, July 24–August 18, 1974.
Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London, February 8–April 28, 1996. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, May 26–September 1, 1996.
Traveled to: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, March 25–May 7, 2000. Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, May 28–July 30, 2000.
Traveled to: The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, February 14–May 23, 2010. Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, June 26–September 26, 2010.
Traveled to: National Portrait Gallery, London, October 26, 2017–February 11, 2018. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, March 25–July 1, 2018.
Chocquet sat for Cézanne in the dining room of Chocquet's rue de Rivoli apartment in Paris. He was painted in a similar pose in Renoir's portrait of Chocquet, c. 1875 (Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Cambridge, Mass).
Record last updated September 5, 2019. 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. "Portrait de Victor Chocquet assis, 1877 (FWN 439)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=294 (accessed on April 10, 2020).