The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Peter Schibli, Basel
Madame Cezanne en robe rouge
Alternate titles: Damenbildnis; Die Frau im Sessel; Femme au fauteuil (Madame Cezanne); Gattin des Künstlers; La femme au fauteuil; La signora Cézanne sulla poltrona gialla; Madame Cézanne; Madame Cézanne à la chaise jaune; Madame Cézanne au fauteuil jaune; Madame Cezanne en un sillón amarillo; Madame Cézanne in a Yellow Chair; Mme Cezanne; Portrait of Madame Cézanne; Portrait of Mme Cézanne in Red
Rewald (651): 1888–90; Venturi revised: c.1890; Venturi (571): 1890–94; Cooper: c.1890, shortly after No. 621; Gowing: c.1890 (Edinburgh)
Oil on canvas
31 7/8 x 25 5/8 in. (81 x 65 cm)
Paul Cassirer, Berlin (private collection);
Ateliers du quai Rive-Neuve, Marseille, France, Salon de Mai, May 1–15, 1912, no. 1, ill., as La femme au fauteuil.
Moderne Galerie [Heinrich Thannhauser], Munich, [unknown title], December 1912, no. 4, as Damenbildnis.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Summer Exhibition, June–September 1930, no. 21, as Madame Cézanne, lent by Lewisohn.
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Modern French Painting, May 22–June 30, 1931, no. 16, ill., as Portrait of Mme Cézanne in Red, lent by Lewisohn.
Galerie Durand-Ruel, New York, Cézanne, Gauguin, Redon, March 22–April 15, 1932, no. 3.
University Museum of Art, Princeton, New Jersey, [Traveling exhibition under the auspices of The Museum of Modern Art, New York], 1934–35.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Summer Exhibition: The Museum Collection and a Private Collection on Loan, June 4–September 24, 1935, supplementary list.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Summer Exhibition: Paintings and Sculpture from the Museum Collection and On Loan, June 23–November 4, 1937.
Wildenstein Galleries, New York, Great Portraits from Impressionism to Modernism, March 1–29, 1938, no. 5.
Palace of Fine Arts, Treasure Island, San Francisco, Golden Gate International Exposition, May 25–September 29, 1940, no. 239, ill., as Portrait of Madame Cézanne, lent by Mr. and Mrs. Sam A Lewisohn, New York.
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, The Age of Impressionism and Objective Realism, May 3–June 2, 1940, no. 5.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1945.
Wildenstein Galleries, New York, Cézanne, March 27–April 26, 1947, no. 49, ill. lent by Rogers.
Wildenstein Galleries, New York, Six Masters of Post-Impressionism, April 8–May 8, 1948, no. 7, as Madame Cézanne au fauteuil jaune, lent by Mrs. Rogers.
Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Paintings by Cézanne, August 20–September 18, 1954, no. 47, pl. VII, as Madame Cézanne au fauteuil jaune, c. 1890, lent by Peter A. Salm. Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London, September 29–October 27, 1954.
Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway, Paul Cezanne: 28 malerier, November 13–December 1, 1954, no. 20, ill., as Madame Cézanne au fauteuil jaune, c. 1890, lent by Peter A. Salm.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Paintings from Private Collections: Summer Loan Exhibition, 1958, no. 29, as Mme Cezanne, lent by Mr. and Mrs. John L. Loeb.
Wildenstein Galleries, New York, Loan Exhibition: Cézanne, November 5–December 5, 1959, no. 35, ill. lent by Loeb.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Paintings from Private Collections: Summer Loan Exhibition, 1961, no. 14, lent by Mr. and Mrs. John L. Loeb.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Paintings from Private Collections: Summer Loan Exhibition, July 3–September 3, 1962, no. 10, lent by Mr. and Mrs. John L. Loeb.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Paintings from Private Collections: Summer Loan Exhibition, 1963, no. 9, lent by Mr. and Mrs. John L. Loeb.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Summer Loan Exhibition, July–September 1966, no. 26, lent by Mr. and Mrs. John L. Loeb.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York Collects, July 3–September 2, 1968, no. 30.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York Collects: Paintings, Watercolors and Sculpture from Private Collections, July 3–September 2, 1968, no. 30, as Mme Cezanne, lent by Mr. and Mrs. John L. Loeb.
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, Switzerland, Cézanne und die Moderne, October 10, 1999–January 9, 2000, no. 16, ill., p. 104, as Madame Cézanne au fauteuil jaune.
Kunstforum, Vienna, Cézanne: Vollendet unvollendet, January 20–April 25, 2000, no. 19, ill., as Madame Cézanne au fauteuil jaune. Traveled to: Kunsthaus, Zürich, May 5–August 13, 2000 (initially planned to end on July 30 the exhibition was extended until August 13).
Casa dei Carraresi, Treviso, Italy, L'impressionismo e l'età di Van Gogh, October 9, 2002–March 30, 2003, no. 94, ill., as La signora Cézanne sulla poltrona gialla, lent by Fondation Beyeler.
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany, Cézanne: Aufbruch in die Moderne, September 18, 2004–January 16, 2005, listed p. 232, ill. pp. 38 and 210, as Madame Cézanne au fauteuil jaune.
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, Switzerland, Hommage à Paul Cézanne, October 21, 2006–January 7, 2007.
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, El espejo y la máscara: el retrato en el siglo de Picasso, February 6–May 20, 2007, no. 41, ill., as Madame Cezanne en un sillón amarillo. Traveled to: Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, June 17–September 16, 2007.
Louisiana Museum of Art, Humlebæk, Denmark, Cézanne & Giacometti: Paths of Doubt, February 20–June 29, 2008, no. 31, ill. p. 18, as Madame Cézanne au fauteuil jaune, lent by Beyeler Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Madame Cézanne, November 19, 2014–March 15, 2015, n.n., pl. 19, as Madame Cézanne in a Yellow Chair, lent by Fondation Beyeler, Basel.
Musée d'Orsay, Paris, Cézanne Portraits, June 13–September 24, 2017, no. 43, ill. shown in Paris and Washington only.
Musée d'Orsay, Paris, Cézanne Portraits, June 13–September 24, 2017, no. 14.1, ill. shown in Paris and Washington only. Traveled to: National Portrait Gallery, London, October 26, 2017–February 11, 2018; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, March 25–July 1, 2018.
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe, Germany, Cézanne - Metamorphosen, October 28, 2017–February 11, 2018, no. 48, ill.
Bres, Louis. "Le Salon de Mai." Le Sémaphore de Marseille (May 15, 1912), p. 2, as La femme au fauteuil.
Négis, André. "Sur le Salon de Mai." Le Petit Provençal, May 13, 1912, p. 3, as La femme au fauteuil.
Biermann, Georg. "Die Kunst auf dem internationalen Markt: I. Gemälde aus dem Besitz der Modernen Galerie Thannhauser, München." Der Cicerone 5, no. 9 (1913), p. 322, fig. 15 p. 320, as Die Frau im Sessel.
Katalog der Modernen Galerie Heinrich Thannhauser, München. Munich: Moderne Galerie Tannhauser, 1916, listed p. XXIX, ill. pl. 31, as Gattin des Künstlers.
Watson, Forbes. "The Adolph Lewisohn Collection." The Arts 10 (July 1926), p. 34, ill.
Bourgeois, Stephan. The Adolph Lewisohn Collection of Modern French Paintings and Sculpture. New York: E. Weyhe, 1928, p. 181, ill.
Bourgeois, Stephan, and Waldemar-George. "L'art français du XIXe et du XXe siècles à la collection Adolphe et Samuel Lewisohn." Formes: revue internationale des arts plastiques, nos. 28–29 (1932), ill. between pp. 302 and 303.
Flint, Ralph. "Gauguin, Cézanne and Redon Show at Durand-Ruel's." Art News 30, no. 16 (March 26, 1932), pp. 5, 7.
Nirdlinger, Virginia. "On View in the New York Galleries." Parnassus 4, no. 4 (April 1932), p. 10, mentioned.
Cheney, Sheldon. Expressionism in Art. New York: Liveright, 1934, p. 251.
Venturi, Lionello. Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre. Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1936, no. 571, ill. vol. II, as Madame Cézanne au fauteuil jaune.
Lewisohn, Sam A. "Personalities Past and Present." Art News Annual 37 (January 1, 1939), title page (ill. of painting hanging in Lewisohn 2nd-floor drawing room).
Frankfurter, Alfred M. "Master Paintings & Drawings of Six Centuries at the Golden Gate." Art News 38, no. 38 (July 13, 1940), p. 14, ill.
Ozenfant, Amedée. "Cézanne." Arts et Spectacles (April 18, 1947), p. 1, ill.
Carpenter, James. "Cézanne and Tradition." The Art Bulletin 33, no. 3 (September 1951), pp. 179, 182, fig. 7.
"Circulating Exhibitions 1931-54." Bulletin of the Museum of Modern Art 21, nos. 3–4 (Summer 1954), p. 6 (mentioned).
Beucken, Jean de. Un portrait de Cézanne. Paris: Gallimard, , p. 225.
Anonymous. "The 'Isms' of Art: a Brief Guide." The Observer (London), November 3, 1957, ill. p. 14, as Madame Cézanne.
The Frances and John L. Loeb Collection. London: [privately published], 1982, no. 26, ill.
Rewald, John. Cézanne: A Biography. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1986, p. 196, ill.
Rubin, James. Manet's Silence and the Poetics of Bouquets. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1994, p. 216, fig. 94.
Cachin, Françoise, and Joseph Rishel. Cézanne. Paris: Réunion des musées nationaux, 1995. Exhibition catalogue, p. 400, fig.1
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. 651, ill. vol. 2, as Madame Cézanne au fauteuil jaune.
Fondation Beyeler, ed. Sammlung Beyeler. Munich: Prestel, 1997, pp. 60-61, no. 5.
Du. "Sammlung Beyeler: die Werke, der Bau." Du 57, no. 12 (December 1997), p. 26, ill.
Duden, Anne. "Paul Cézanne: Porträt Mme Cézanne." Du 57, no. 12 (December 1997), p. 26, ill.
Dittmann, Lorenz. Die Kunst Cézannes: Farbe, Rythmus, Symbolik. Cologne: Böhlau, 2005, pl. 13.
Sidlauskas, Susan. Cézanne's Other: The Portraits of Hortense. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009, pl. 2, as Madame Cézanne au fauteuil jaune.
"Paul Cézanne in der Sammlung Beyeler." In Cézanne – Picasso – Giacometti: Meisterwerke der Fondation Beyeler, Leopold Musuem (editor). Vienna: Leopold Musuem-Privatstiftung, 2010. Exhibition catalogue, pp. 90-91, ill., as Madame Cézanne au fauteuil jaune.
Benedetti, Maria Teresa. "Gli artisti italiani e Cézanne." In Cézanne et gli artisti italiani del '900. Milan: Skira, 2013. Exhibition catalogue, p. 78, fig. 108.
Schubert, Karsten. "Madame Cézanne: New York." The Burlington Magazine 157, no. 1345 (April 2015), ill. p. 296, as Madame Cézanne in a Yellow Chair, c. 1889-90.
Dauberville, Guy-Patrice, and Floriane Dauberville. Paul Cezanne chez Bernheim-Jeune. Paris: Editions G-P.F. Dauberville & Archives Bernheim-Jeune, 2020, no. 184, ill., as Femme au fauteuil (Madame Cezanne).
Haskell, Caitlin. "Cezanne's Refusal." In Cezanne. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2022, p. 42, fig. 8.
Record last updated June 2, 2023. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Société Paul Cezanne. "Madame Cezanne en robe rouge, 1888–90 (FWN 490)." In The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=632 (accessed on December 7, 2023).