The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
La tentation de saint Antoine
Alternate titles: La Tentation de saint-Antoine; La Tentation de Sainte-Antoine; Phantasie; S. Antonii Frestelse; Tentation de saint Antoine; The Temptation of St Anthony; Versuchung des heiligen Antonius
Rewald: (300) c.1877; Venturi revised: 1872–74; Cézanne fils: circa 1885; Venturi: (241) 1873–77; Rivière: 1873
Oil on canvas
18 1/2 x 22 in. (47 x 56 cm)
Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London, February 8–April 28, 1996. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, May 26–September 1, 1996.
Gustave Flaubert's Tentation de saint Antoine was published in 1874 and probably inspired this work. On this subject, see Reff (1962).
Record last updated October 25, 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. "La tentation de saint Antoine, c.1877 (FWN 650)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=298 (accessed on July 8, 2020).