The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Portrait de madame Cezanne
Alternate titles: Frau Cézanne; Madame Cézanne; Portrait; Portrait de Madame Cézanne; Portrait of his Wife; Portrait of Madame Cézanne; Portrait of Mme Cézanne; Portrait of the Artist's Sister; Weibliches Brustbild
Rewald (532): 1883–85; Venturi revised: 1883–86; Venturi (526): 1883–87
Oil on canvas
18 5/16 x 15 1/8 in. (46.4 x 38.4 cm)
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, Paintings by Modern French Masters Representing the Post-Impressionists and Their Predecessors, April 1921, no. 24, as Portrait of his Wife, lent by Kelekian.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings, May 3–September 15, 1921, no. 13, as Madame Cézanne, lent by anon. [Kelekian].
Brooklyn Academy of Arts and Sciences, Brooklyn, New York, Summer Exhibition of Modern French and American Painters, June 12–October 14, 1926, lent by Miss Bliss.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Memorial Exhibition: The Collection of the Late Miss Lillie P. Bliss, May 17–September 27, 1931, no. 7, ill., as Portrait of the Artist's Sister. Traveled to: Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, October 17–December 15, 1931; John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis, January 1932.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Lillie P. Bliss Collection, May 14–September 12, 1934, no. 7, ill., p. 25.
Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Cézanne, November–December 1934, no. 27, (dated 1887–88), as Madame Cézanne, lent by Museum of Modern Art.
City Art Museum, Saint Louis, Twenty-Five Paintings from the Collection of Lillie P. Bliss, February–March 1935.
Carnegie Art Institute, Pittsburgh, Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors from the Lillie P. Bliss Collection, March 13–April 10, 1935, no. 10, as Portrait of Mme Cézanne.
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, French Paintings from the Lillie P. Bliss Collection, April 23–May 19, 1935, no. 4, as Madame Cézanne.
Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Columbus, Ohio, Five Major Paintings by Paul Cézanne, December 16, 1936–January 15, 1937.
Modern Art Gallery, Washington, D.C, 1937.
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, The Age of Impressionism and Objective Realism, May 3–June 2, 1940, no. 2.
Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1942.
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia, Nineteenth Century French Painting: Eighth Anniversary Exhibition of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, January 1–February 20, 1944, no. 30.
Wildenstein Galleries, New York, Cézanne, March 27–April 26, 1947, no. 27, ill. lent by Stern.
Wildenstein Galleries, New York, Loan Exhibition: Cézanne, November 5–December 5, 1959, no. 30, ill. lent by Stern.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, The Louis E. Stern Collection, 1964, no. 19, ill., on cover, as Madame Cézanne.
National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, Cézanne, March 30–May 19, 1974, no. 34. Traveled to: Municipal Museum, Kyoto, Japan, June 1–July 17, 1974; Cultural Center, Fukuoka, Japan, July 24–August 18, 1974.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Cézanne in Philadelphia Collections, July 19–August 21, 1983, no. 12, ill. lent by Philadelphia Museum.
State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, Cézanne and the Russian Avant-Garde, August 9–September 24, 1998, no. 19, ill., (dated c. 1885). Traveled to: Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, October 15–November 18, 1998.
Kunstforum, Vienna, Cézanne: Vollendet unvollendet, January 20–April 25, 2000, no. 14, ill., as Portrait de madame Cezanne. Traveled to: Kunsthaus, Zürich, May 5–August 13, 2000.
Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan, Homage to Cézanne: His Influence on the Development of Twentieth Century Painting, November 15, 2008–January 25, 2009, no. 6, ill., as Portrait de madame Cezanne, 1885–87. Traveled to: Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido, Japan, February 7–April 12, 2009.
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, Cézanne and American Modernism, September 13, 2009–January 3, 2010, no. 5, ill., p. 147, as Portrait de madame Cezanne. Traveled to: The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, February 14–May 23, 2010; Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, June 26–September 26, 2010.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Madame Cézanne, November 19, 2014–March 15, 2015, n.n., pl. 27, and ill. back cover, as Portrait of Madame Cézanne, lent by Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Lawton, Frederick. "Paul Cézanne." Art Journal, no. 2 (February 1911), p. 60, ill., as Portrait de Madame Cézanne.
Paul Cèzanne - Mappe. Munich: R. Piper & Co., 1912, pl. 13, as Weibliches Brustbild.
Borgmeyer, Charles Louis. The Master Impressionists. Chicago: The Fine Arts Press, 1913, p. 139, ill., as Portrait of Madame Cézanne, Collection Vollard.
Stuart, Evelyn Marie. "Cézanne and His Place in Impressionism." Fine Arts Journal 35, no. 5 (May 1917), p. 337, ill., as Portrait de madame Cezanne, "Collection Vollard".
Meier-Graefe, Julius. Cézanne und sein Kreis: ein Beitrag zur Entwicklungsgeschichte: mit 127 Tonätzungen und fünfzehn Heliogravüren. Munich: R. Piper, 1918, ill. p. 164.
Collection Kélékian: tableaux de l'école française moderne. Paris and New York: [s.n.], 1920, pl. 8, as Portrait de Madame Cézanne.
Burroughs, Alan. "Making History of Impressionism." The Arts 1, no. 4 (April 1921), p. 16, ill.
Meier-Graefe, Julius. Cézanne und sein Kreis: ein Beitrag zur Entwicklungsgeschichte: mit 171 Tonätzungen und einem Lichtdruck. Munich: R. Piper, 1922, ill. p. 196.
Faure, Élie. P. Cézanne. Paris, 1923, pl. 11, as Portrait.
Bernard, Emile. Souvenirs sur Paul Cézanne: une conversation avec Cézanne: la méthode de Cézanne. Paris: R.G. Michel, 1925, ill. opposite p. 13.
Rutter, Frank. Evolution in Modern Art. London: George G Harrap & Company Limited, 1926, pl. 5.
Bernard, Émile. Souvenirs sur Paul Cézanne, Une Conversation avec Cézanne. Paris: R.G. Michel, 1926, ill. opp. p. 100.
Pfister, Kurt. Cézanne: Gestalt, Werk, Mythos. Potsdam: Gustav Kiepenheuer Verlag, 1927, fig. 73, as Frau Cézanne, c. 1885 (Photo: Thannhauser).
Zervos, Christian. "Idéalisme et naturalisme dans la peinture moderne, II: Cézanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh." Cahiers d'Art, no. 10 (1927), p. 338, ill.
Meier-Graefe, Julius. Cézanne. translated by J. Holroyd-Reece. London: Ernest Benn, 1927, pl. LXVI.
Bertram, Anthony. Cézanne. London: Studio, 1929, pl. 4.
Pène du Bois, Guy. "The Lillie P. Bliss Collection." Arts 17, no. 9 (June 1931), p. 607.
Sweeney, James Johnson. "The Bliss Collection." Creative Art 8 (May 1931), p. 354, ill.
Klein, Jerome. The Lillie P. Bliss Collection. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1934, no. 7.
Faure, Élie. Cézanne. Paris: Editions Braun, 1936, pl. 34.
Larguier, Léo. Paul Cézanne ou le drame de la peinture. Paris: Denoël et Steele, 1936, p. 31, ill.
Venturi, Lionello. Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre. Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1936, no. 526, ill. vol. II, as Portrait de madame Cezanne.
"Two New Museums Open in New York and Washington." The Art News (1937), p. 9, ill.
Lecuyer, Raymond. "Triomphe 1939 de Paul Cézanne." Le Figaro, supplément littéraire, Janvier 21, 1939, ill. p. 7, as Madame Cézanne.
Cogniat, Raymond. Cézanne. Paris: Pierre Tisné, 1939, pl. 68.
Barr, Jr., Alfred H. Painting and Sculpture in the Museum of Modern Art. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1942, no. 91, as Portrait of Mme Cézanne.
Jewell, Edward Alden. Paul Cézanne. New York: Hyperion Press, 1944, p. 23, ill.
Jewell, Edward Alden. French Impressionists and Their Contemporaries. New York: Hyperion Press, 1944, p. 126, ill.
Reff, Theodore. "A New Cézanne Exhibition." The Burlington Magazine 102, no. 684 (March 1960), p. 118.
Beucken, Jean de. Cézanne. New York: Viking Press, 1962, p. 62, ill. (detail).
The Louis E. Stern Collection. Philadelphia, 1964, no. 19, ill. on cover, as Madame Cézanne.
Buren, Anne H. van. "Madame Cézanne's Fashions and the Dates of Her Portraits." Art Quarterly 29, no. 2 (1966), p. 123.
Schapiro, Meyer. Paul Cézanne. Translated by Louis-Marie Ollivier. Paris: Nouvelles Editions Françaises, 1973, p. 58, ill.
Arrouye, Jean. La Provence de Cézanne. Aix-en-Provence: Edisud, 1982, p. 70, ill.
Rewald, John. Cézanne and America: Dealers, Collectors, Artists and Critics, 1891–1921. Princeton: Princeton University Press; London: Thames & Hudson, 1989, p. 327.
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. 532, ill. vol. 2, as Portrait de Madame Cézanne.
Machotka, Pavel. Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols. Marseille: Editions Crès, 2008, vol. 1, fig. 186; vol. 2, p. 129, as Portrait de Madame Cézanne.
Sidlauskas, Susan. Cézanne's Other: The Portraits of Hortense. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009, pl. 8, as Portrait de madame Cezanne, dated c. 1886–87.
Blanc, Geneviève. L'Oeuvre de Cezanne à L'Estaque, Huiles – Aquarelles – Dessins, 1864–1885. Marseille: Éditions Gaussen, 2019, fig. 61, as Portrait de madame Cezanne.
Dauberville, Guy-Patrice, and Floriane Dauberville. Paul Cezanne chez Bernheim-Jeune. Paris: Editions G-P.F. Dauberville & Archives Bernheim-Jeune, 2020, no. 190, ill., as Portrait de Madame Cézanne.
Record last updated July 19, 2022. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Société Paul Cezanne. "Portrait de madame Cezanne, 1883–85 (FWN 468)." In The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=522 (accessed on September 28, 2023).