The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
La Préparation du banquet
Alternate titles: La Fin du Banquet; La preparazione del banchetto; Préperation au banquet
Rewald: (640) 1888–90; Venturi revised: 1895–1900; Venturi: (586) c.1890
Oil on canvas
17 11/16 x 21 1/16 in. (45 x 53.5 cm)
- Still-life objectsEdibles and Flowers:
- fruit(s) »
- Still-life objectsDishes and Vessels:
- Figure compositions:
- Figure compositionsBathers and Nudes:
Private collection, Japan
Traveled to: Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe, Japan, October 10–November 9, 1986; Aichi Prefectural Art Gallery, Nagoya, Japan, November 15–December 4, 1986.
Traveled to: Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan, January 5–March 12, 2000.
Traveled to: Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan, October 12–November 24, 2002.
Traveled to: Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido, Japan, February 7–April 12, 2009.
Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1936, no. 586, ill. vol. II, as La Préparation du banquet.
"Painting and Theory in the Final Decade." In Cézanne: The Late Work. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1977. Exhibition catalogue, p. 34, ill.
"Cézanne's Bathers: Form and Content." Arts Magazine 54, no. 9 (May 1980), p. 116, fig. 5.
Tokyo: Tokyo Shimbun, 1986. Exhibition catalogue, p. 63, pl. 29.
"Literature, Music and Cézanne's Early Subjects." In Cézanne: The Early Years 1859-1872. London: Royal Academy of Arts, 1988. Exhibition catalogue, fig. 21.
"Paul Cézanne: The Bathers." In Paul Cézanne: The Bathers. Basel: Museum of Fine Arts, 1989. Exhibition catalogue, ill. 24 p. 47.
London and New York: Thames & Hudson, 1992, p. 158, fig. 135.
, 2 vols. In Collaboration with Walter Feilchenfeldt and Jayne Warman. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1996, no. 640, ill. vol. 2, as La Préparation du banquet.
Paris: Adam Biro, 2002, p. 286, no. 91, ill., as La Préparation du banquet.
"'La letteratura si esprime con astrazioni mentre il pittore concretizza.' Gli scrittori di Cézanne: Zola, Balzac e Flaubert." In Cézanne: Il padre dei moderni. Milan: Mazzotta, 2002. Exhibition catalogue, ill. p. 87.
Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 2003, p. 92, ill.
Kiel: Ludwig, 2004, fig. 67.
, 2 vols. Marseille: Editions Crès, 2008, vol. 1, fig. 208; vol. 2, p. 145, as La Préparation du banquet.
"Le Femme exposée." In Cézanne et Paris. Paris: Éditions de la Rmn-Grand Palais, 2011. Exhibition catalogue, p. 93, ill., as La Préparation du banquet.
"A Mellow Rekindling of Earlier Fires, Still Life and Metamorphosis, Early to Late Cézanne." In Cézanne Metamorphoses. Munich and Karlsruhe: Prestel and Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, 2017. Exhibition catalogue, fig. 6.
Record last updated October 14, 2020. 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. "La Préparation du banquet, 1888–90 (FWN 666)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=621 (accessed on May 25, 2022).