The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Alternate titles: I pioppi; Peupliers; Poplars
Rewald: (407) 1879–80; Venturi revised: c.1882; Venturi: (335) 1879–82; Gowing: 1879; Ratcliffe: c.1880 (same as no. 143)
Oil on canvas
25 5/8 x 31 1/2 in. (65 x 80 cm)
Traveled to: La Rochelle, 1955. Rennes, 1955. Angoulême, 1955.
[From Courbet to Cézanne: paintings from 1848-1886, from the collections of French museums], September–October 1982 (exhibition catalogue; introduction by Anne Distel - Geneviève Lacambre), no. 17, ill., c. 1880. Traveled to: Nationalgalerie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, December 10, 1982–February 20, 1983.
Traveled to: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, October 23, 1984–January 6, 1985. Grand Palais, Paris, February 8–April 22, 1985.
Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London, February 8–April 28, 1996. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, May 26–September 1, 1996.
Traveled to: Kunsthaus, Zürich, Switzerland, May 5–August 13, 2000 (initially planned to end on July 30 the exhibition was extended until August 13).
Traveled to: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, February 17–May 13, 2007. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, June 19–September 16, 2007.
According to Brettell, this work was "probably painted just outside the park of the Château des Marcouvilles in the hamlet of Les Patis." (A Day in the Country, exh. cat., 1984). The work could also have been painted in the area of Melun.
Record last updated June 7, 2018. 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. "Les Peupliers, 1879–80 (FWN 142)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. http://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=401 (accessed on April 21, 2019).