The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Alternate title: L'Estaque or Rochers et arbres
Rewald (443): 1879–83; Venturi revised: c.1890; Venturi (492): 1886–90
Oil on canvas
31 1/2 x 39 1/16 in. (80 x 99.3 cm)
Galerie Vollard, Paris, Paul Cézanne, November 11–December 15, 1895, Monet buys.
Salon d'Automne, Grand Palais, Paris, 3e exposition, October 18–November 25, 1905, no. 322, as L'Estaque, tentative identification.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Art in Our Time: 10th Anniversary Exhibition, May 10–September 10, 1939, no. 58.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Living Heritage of French Literature and Thought since the Revolution, 1942.
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. 9, ill. lent by Paley.
American-British Art Center, New York, Corot to Picasso, June 1–23, 1944, no. 2, ill.
Wildenstein Galleries, New York, Cézanne, March 27–April 26, 1947, no. 41, ill. lent by Paley.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Cézanne: Paintings, Watercolors & Drawings, A Loan Exhibition, February 7–March 16, 1952, no. 47, ill. lent by Paley. Traveled to: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, April 1–May 16, 1952.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Paintings from Private Collections, May 31–September 7, 1955, no number, p. 7, lent by Paley.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Works of Art: Given or Promised, October 8–November 9, 1958, ill., p. 18.
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.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The William S. Paley Collection, February 2–May 7, 1992, no. 14, ill.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Pioneering Modern Painting: Cézanne & Pissarro 1865–1885, June 26–September 12, 2005, no. 83, ill., p. 183, as L'Estaque. Traveled to: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, October 20, 2005–January 16, 2006; Musée d'Orsay, Paris, February 27–May 28, 2006 (Cézanne et Pissarro 1865-1885).
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Cézanne in Provence, January 29–May 7, 2006, no. 45, ill., (dated c. 1876–79), shown in Washington only. Traveled to: Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence, France, June 9–September 17, 2006.
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe, Germany, Cézanne - Metamorphosen, October 28, 2017–February 11, 2018, no. 23, ill.
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, Cézanne, The Rock and Quarry Paintings, March 7–June 14, 2020, no. 4, ill., as L'Estaque, dated 1879–83, catalogue notes by Annemarie Iker. Traveled to: Royal Academy, London, July 12–October 18, 2020 (N.B. This venue was cancelled due to 2020 coronavirus).
Venturi, Lionello. Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre. Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1936, no. 492, ill. vol. II, as L'Estaque.
Venturi, Lionello. "Cézanne: Fighter for Freedom." Art News 41, no. 13 (November 15, 1942), p. 18, ill.
Barr, Jr., Alfred H. "Works of Art: Given or Promised." Bulletin of the Museum of Modern Art 26, no. 1 (Autumn 1958), p. 18, ill.
"Painting and Sculpture Acquisitions January 1 through December 31,1959." Bulletin of the Museum of Modern Art (New York) 27, nos. 3-4 (1960), p. 3, ill.
Seligmann, Germain. Merchants of Art. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1961, pl. 67.
Rewald, John. Cézanne and America: Dealers, Collectors, Artists and Critics, 1891–1921. Princeton: Princeton University Press; London: Thames & Hudson, 1989, p. 44, fig. 17.
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. 443, ill. vol. 2 and p. 51, ill. col. vol. 1, as L'Estaque.
Lewis, Mary Tompkins. Cézanne. London: Phaidon, 2000, pp. 212-13, fig. 129.
Feilchenfeldt, Walter. "Cézannes Gemälde: Formate und Themen, Echtheitsfragen." In "By Appointment Only": Schriften zu Kunst und Kunsthandel, Cézanne und Van Gogh. Wädenswil: Nimbus, 2005, p. 236, ill.
Lanchner, Carolyn. 10 Works by Paul Cézanne in the Museum of Modern Art Collection. MoMA Artists Series. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2011, pp. 8–11, ill.
Patin, Sylvie. Monet's Private Picture Gallery at Giverny. Montreuil: Gourcuff Gradenigo, 2016, p. 130 ill. (image flipped).
Lobstein, Dominique. "Paul Cézanne in the Monet Collection." In Monet Collectionneur [Monet, The Collector]. Vanves: Editions Hazan, 2017. Exhibition catalogue, p. 172.
Mathieu, Marianne, and Dominique Lobstein with the collaboration of Claire Gooden. "Vue synoptique de la collection Monet." In Monet Collectionneur [Monet, The Collector]. Vanves: Editions Hazan, 2017. Exhibition catalogue, p. 268, listed and ill.
Blanc, Geneviève. L'Oeuvre de Cezanne à L'Estaque, Huiles – Aquarelles – Dessins, 1864–1885. Marseille: Éditions Gaussen, 2019, fig. 74 (discussion p. 69), as L'Estaque or Rochers et arbres, with contemporary photographs of the view (figs. 75, 76).
Dumas, Ann. "Cézanne and his love affair with the rocks of Provence." RA Magazine (Summer 2020), ill.
Record last updated October 20, 2023. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Société Paul Cezanne. "L'Estaque, 1879–83 (FWN 154)." In The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=434 (accessed on November 29, 2023).