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La Côte Saint-Denis à Pontoise
c. 1877
Alternate titles: In the Woods; La Côte de boeufs; La Côte des boeufs, Pontoise; Un Coin de bois; Winkel im Gehölz
Rewald: (312) c.1877; Venturi: (173) 1875–77; Venturi revised: c.1877; Ratcliffe: 1877; Machotka et al: 1877
Oil on canvas
26 x 21 3/8 in. (66 x 54.5 cm)
Signed lower left: P. Cezanne


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Exhibition History

1900 Berlin: Bruno and Paul Cassirer, III. Jahrgang der Kunst-Austellungen, Winter 1900/1901, no. 9, Winkel im Gehölz, lent by Durand-Ruel, not for sale.
1905 London: Grafton Galleries, Pictures by Boudin, Cézanne, Degas, Manet, Monet, Morisot, Pissarro, Renoir, Sisley, no. 44, ill. (dated 1883), In the Woods, lent by Galerie Durand-Ruel.
1917 Zürich: Kunsthaus, Französische Kunst des XIX und XX. Jahrhunderts, no. 23 (dated 1883), Un Coin de bois, lent by Durand-Ruel.
1920d Paris: Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Cézanne, no. 4, Un Coin de bois, lent by Durand-Ruel.
1938c New York: Galerie Durand-Ruel, N.Y, Cézanne, no. 7.
1959 New Orleans: Isaac Delgado Museum, La, Early Masters of Modern Art: A Local Collection Exhibited Anonymously, no. 5, ill.
1961d New York: Knoedler Galleries, N.Y, French and American Masters of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: A Celebrated New Orleans Collection
1970–2017 St. Petersburg, Fla.: Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Fla, on extended loan.
2005–06 New York and traveling: The Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y, Pioneering Modern Painting: Cézanne & Pissarro 1865–1885, no. 77, ill, p. 175, La Côte des boeufs, Pontoise.

Published References

Pica 1908: Gl'Impressionisti Francesi, p. 199, ill.
Iavorskaia 1935a: Cézanne, pl. 16.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, no. 173, ill. vol. II, La Côte de boeufs.
Goldwater 1938: "Cézanne in America: The Master's Paintings in American Collections," p. 152, ill.
Rewald 1969: "Chocquet et Cézanne," p. 82, no. 9.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 312, ill. vol. 2, La Côte des boeufs, Pontoise.
Mothe 2011: Ce que voyait Cézanne: Les paysages impressionnistes à la lumière des cartes postales, p. 54, ill, La Côte Saint-Denis à Pontoise, with present-day photograph of site and corresponding Pissarro.
Echte and Feilchenfeldt 2011a: Kunstsalon Bruno & Paul Cassirer: Die Ausstellungen 1898-1901 «Das Beste aus aller Welt zeigen», Vol. 1, p. 343, ill.
Pola Museum of Art 2015: Cézanne: Pioneer of Modern Art, p. 45, fig. 7.


Alain Mothe suggested a new title La Côte Saint-Denis à Pontoise:  The title as it has been known "provient d'une altération du nom de la sente des Boves, qui traverse la côte Saint-Denis." See Pissarro-Snollaerts, no. 488, which is of the same site and dated 1877.

Camille Pissarro, La Côte des Boeufs, Pontoise, 1877. The Naitonal Gallery, London
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "La Côte Saint-Denis à Pontoise, c. 1877 (cat. no. 107)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed September 22, 2018).
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