The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Alternate titles: Badende; Baigneuses
Rewald (363): 1877–78; Venturi revised: 1878–79; Cézanne fils: 1880; Venturi (384): 1879–82
Oil on canvas
15 x 18 3/16 in. (38 x 46.2 cm)
Vollard A stockbook: no. 3901, huile; femme[s] nue[s] se baignan[t] dan[s] un bois, 38 x 46 cm (100 frs)
Private collection, Japan
Armory of the Sixty-Ninth Regiment, New York, International Exhibition of Modern Art [Armory Show], February 17–March 15, 1913, no. 216, as Baigneuses, lent by Vollard. Traveled to: Art Institute, Chicago, March 24–April 15, 1913; Copley Hall, Boston, April 28–May 18, 1913.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Armory Show, March 24–April 16, 1913, no. 40.
Copley Society of Boston, Copley Hall, Boston, Armory Show, April 28–May 19, 1913, no. 16.
Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, Cézanne, December 1–18, 1920, no. 22, ill., as Baigneuses, lent by Bernheim-Jeune.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Modern Works of Art: 5th Anniversary Exhibition, November 19, 1934–January 20, 1935, no. 4, ill.
Paul Rosenberg, New York, A Loan Exhibition of Paintings by Cézanne (1839-1906) for the Benefit of Fighting France, November 19–December 19, 1942, no. 4, ill. lent by A.W. Davis.
Wildenstein Galleries, New York, Cézanne, March 27–April 26, 1947, no. 18, ill. lent by Davis.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, 1913 Armory Show: 50th Anniversary Exhibition, February 17–March 31, 1963, no. 216. Traveled to: Armory of the 69th Regiment, New York, April 6–28, 1963.
Association of American Painters and Sculptors, Armory of the 69th Regiment, New York, April 6–28, 1963, no. 216. Traveled to: Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, February 17–March 31, 1963.
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Modern Masters: Manet to Matisse, April 10–May 11, 1975, no number, ill. Traveled to: National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, May 28–June 22, 1975; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, August 4–September 28, 1975.
Kunstmuseum, Basel, Switzerland, Paul Cézanne: Die Badenden, September 10–December 10, 1989, no. 37, pl. 114.
Kasama Nichido Museum of Art, Kasama, Ibaraki, Japan, Cézanne, October 4–November 30, 1997, no. 12, ill.
Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan, Cézanne and Japan, September 11–December 19, 1999, no. 94, ill., as Quatre baigneuses, lent by Private collection, Japan. Traveled to: Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan, January 5–March 12, 2000.
Bridgestone Museum of Art, Tokyo, Cézanne, Four Attractions: Figure, Still Life, Landscape, Bather, October 6–November 25, 2007, no. 21.
Pola Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan, Cézanne, Pioneer of Modern Art, April 4–September 27, 2015, no. 12, ill. lent by Pola Museum of Art.
Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris, Cezanne et les Maîtres, rêve d'Italie, February 27–July 5, 2020, no. 31, ill. lent by Pola Museum of Art, Hakone.
"Confidences d'artistes: I. — d'Angel Zarraga." Le Bulletin de la Vie Artistique 2, no. 21 (November 1, 1921), ill. p. 554.
Pfister, Kurt. Cézanne: Gestalt, Werk, Mythos. Potsdam: Gustav Kiepenheuer Verlag, 1927, fig. 89, as Badende (Photo: Thannhauser).
Venturi, Lionello. Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre. Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1936, no. 384, ill. vol. II, as Quatre baigneuses.
Brown, Milton. The Story of the Armory Show. New York: J.H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1963, p. 228.
Ballas, Guila. "Unknown Sources for Cézanne's Women Bathers." In Norms and Variations in Art: Essays in Honor of Moshe Barasch. Jerusalem: Magnes Press, Hebrew University, 1983, p. 188, n. 35.
Rewald, John. Cézanne: A Biography. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1986, p. 138, ill.
Lévêque, Jean Jacques. La Vie et l'oeuvre de Paul Cézanne. Courbevoie: ACR, 1988, p. 201, ill. in color.
Rewald, John. Cézanne and America: Dealers, Collectors, Artists and Critics, 1891–1921. Princeton: Princeton University Press; London: Thames & Hudson, 1989, pp. 172, 192, 194, fig. 97.
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. 363, ill. vol. 2, as Quatre baigneuses.
Ballas, Guila. Cézanne: baigneuses et baigneurs: thème et composition. Paris: Adam Biro, 2002, p. 277, no. 14, ill., as Quatre baigneuses, 1879-80.
Masterpieces of the Pola Museum of Art Paintings. Kanagawa: Pola Museum of Art, Pola Art Foundation, 2002, no. 25.
Machotka, Pavel. Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols. Marseille: Editions Crès, 2008, vol. 1, fig. 86; vol. 2, p. 77, as Quatre baigneuses.
Dauberville, Guy-Patrice, and Floriane Dauberville. Paul Cezanne chez Bernheim-Jeune. Paris: Editions G-P.F. Dauberville & Archives Bernheim-Jeune, 2020, no. 243, ill., as Baigneuses.
Cézanne, Philippe. Paul Cezanne dépeint par ses contemporains. Lyon: Fage éditions, 2021, fig. 87.
Record last updated April 6, 2021. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Société Paul Cezanne. "Quatre baigneuses, 1877–78 (FWN 938)." In The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=359 (accessed on December 6, 2023).