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Le Garçon au gilet rouge
Alternate titles: Boy in the Red Vest; Garçon au gilet rouge
Rewald: (657) 1888–90; Venturi: (680) 1890–95; Venturi revised: c.1895; Rivière: 1888; Cooper: 1893–94; Gowing: 1888–90; Reff: early 1890s (MoMA)
Oil on canvas
31 7/8 x 25 5/8 in. (81 x 65 cm)

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Exhibition History

1895 Paris: Galerie Vollard, Paul Cézanne, Monet buys.
1955b New York: The Museum of Modern Art, N.Y, Paintings from Private Collections, no. 21, p. 8, lent by D. Rockefeller.
1959c New York: Knoedler Galleries, N.Y, A Family Exhibit, no. 6, ill.
1961 Cambridge, Mass.: Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Mass, Works of Art from the Collections of the Harvard Class of 1936, no. 8, pl. XI.
1961a New York: Wildenstein Galleries, N.Y, Masterpieces: A Memorial Exhibition for Adele R. Levy, no. 39, ill.
1963c New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y, Paintings from Private Collections: Summer Loan Exhibition, no. 3.
1968 Buenos Aires and traveling: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, no number, ill.
1968a New York: Center for Inter-American Relations, N.Y.
1994 New York: The Museum of Modern Art, N.Y, Masterpieces from the David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection, ill, p. 30, p. 72.

Published References

Natanson 1895: "Paul Cézanne," p. 498.
Rivière 1923: Le Maître Paul Cézanne, p. 216, listed.
Rewald et al. 1936: "Cézanne," fig. 80.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, no. 680, ill. vol. II, Garçon au gilet rouge.
Rewald 1936e: Cézanne et Zola, fig. 65.
Georges-Michel 1942: Peintres et sculpteurs que j'ai connus, 1900–1942, pp. 34–35.
Bazin 1945: "Cézanne devant l'impressionnisme," p. 7, ill.
Dorival 1948: Cézanne, pl. 116.
Cooper 1954a: "Two Cézanne Exhibitions," p. 380.
Barr, Jr. 1955: "Paintings from Private Collections," pp. 5, 11, ill.
Saarinen 1958: "A Painting That Tells Modern Art's Story," pp. 16, 76, ill.
Murphy 1968: The World of Cézanne, 1839–1906, p. 92.
Elgar 1969: Cézanne, pp. 134–36.
Venturi 1978: Cézanne, p. 121, ill.
Potter 1984: The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection, pp. 162–66, no. 50, ill.
Rewald 1986b: Cézanne: A Biography, p. 198, ill.
Lévêque 1988: La Vie et l'oeuvre de Paul Cézanne, p. 223, ill. in color.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 657, ill. vol. 2, Le Garçon au gilet rouge.
Feilchenfeldt 2005b: "Cézannes Sammler. Von Zola bis Annenberg," p. 195, ill.
Machotka 2008: Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols., vol. 1, fig. 257; vol. 2, p. 170, Le Garçon au gilet rouge.
Lanchner 2011: 10 Works by Paul Cézanne in the Museum of Modern Art Collection, pp. 16–18, ill.
Semmer 2011b: "'Le Garçon au gilet rouge': Le pari de la figure," p. 125, fig. 56, Le Garçon au gilet rouge.
Elderfield, Morton, Rey 2017: Cézanne Portraits, fig. 52.
Patin 2017: "Cézanne et Monet," p. 58, fig. 3.
Elderfield, Morton, Rey 2017a: Cézanne Portraits, p. 163, fig. 47.
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Le Garçon au gilet rouge, 1888–90 (cat. no. 495)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed September 22, 2018).
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