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Homme assis
Alternate titles: Bauer, Zeitung lesend; Lesender Mann; Portrait d'homme; Seated Man; Siddende mand; Sittende mand; Sitzender Mann mit Buch; Uomo seduto
Rewald: (789) 1898–1900; Venturi: (697) 1898–1900; Venturi revised: 1899–1900
Oil on canvas
40 3/8 x 29 11/16 in. (102.5 x 75.5 cm)
Vollard A stockbook: no. 3868, huile; portrait d'homme tenant un journal à la main assis et les deux mains sur ses genoux un buffet fond [sic] rideaux, 104 x 76 cm (200 frs)
Vollard B stockbook: no. 4157, Homme assis, 103 x 71 cm (200 frs)

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Exhibition History

1912 Cologne: Städtische Ausstellungshalle, Sonderbund Internationale Kunstausstellung, no. 142, Sitzender Mann mit Buch.
1912a Berlin: Paul Cassirer, [XIV. Jahrgang, VIII. Ausstellung], no. 7, Lesender Mann, lent by Vollard.
1914 Copenhagen: Statens Museum for Kunst, [French Art of the Nineteenth Century], no. 24, Siddende mand, lent by Vollard.
1914 Kristiania: Nasjonalgaleriet, Kristiania (Oslo), Fransk Kunst, no. 20, Sittende mand, lent by Galerie Vollard.
1917 Stockholm: Nationalmuseum, French Art, no. 3, Portrait d'homme, tentative identification, lent by Vollard.
1936c Paris: Musée de l'Orangerie, Cézanne, no. 89, Homme assis, lent by Nationalgalerie, Oslo.
1952 Chicago and traveling: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Ill, Cézanne: Paintings, Watercolors & Drawings, A Loan Exhibition, no. 121, ill, lent by Oslo.
1956 Munich: Haus der Kunst, Paul Cézanne, no. 60, ill, lent by Nationalgalerie, Oslo.
1956 The Hague: Haags Gemeentemuseum, Paul Cézanne, no. 46, ill.
1956 Zürich: Kunsthaus, Paul Cézanne, no. 77, pl. 38.
1995–96 Paris and traveling: Réunion des musées nationaux / musée d'Orsay, Tate Gallery and Philadelphia Museum of Art, Paris, Cézanne, no. 187, ill, shown in Paris only.
1997–98 Museo Civico Giovanni Fattori: Museo Civico Giovanni Fattori, Livorno, Cézanne, Fattori e il '900 in Italia, no. 2, ill. in color.
2002 Rome: Complesso dei Vittoriano, Cézanne: Il padre dei moderni, no number, ill, p. 209, Uomo seduto, lent by Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo.
2002–03 Stockholm and traveling: Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Impressionism and the North: Late 19th Century French Avant-Garde Art and the Art in the Nordic Countries 1870–1920, no. 22, ill, p. 236, dated c. 1892–95.
2007 Florence: Palazzo Strozzi, Cézanne a Firenze: Due collezionisti e la mostra dell'impressionismo del 1910 [In English:Cézanne in Florence: Two Collectors and the 1910 Exhibition of Impressionism], fig. 32, p. 107, ill, 265, Homme assis.
2008 Humlebæk: Louisiana Museum of Art, Cézanne and Giacometti: Paths of Doubt, no. 47, ill, p. 271, Homme assis, lent by Nasjonalmuseet for kunst, arkitektur og design, Oslo.
2009 Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pa, Cézanne and Beyond, pl. 38, p. 178, Homme assis.
2017–18 Paris and traveling: Musée d'Orsay, Paris, Cézanne Portraits, no. 20.4, ill, shown in Paris and London only.
2017–18a Paris: Musée d'Orsay, Cézanne Portraits, no. 57, ill, shown in Paris and London only.

Published References

Osborn 1912: "Cézanne. Die Ausstellung bei Cassirer," mentioned.
Jamot 1929: "L'Art français en Norvège," p. 88, ill.
Huyghe 1936a: "Cézanne et son oeuvre," fig. 60.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, no. 697, ill. vol. II, Homme assis.
Guerry 1950: Cézanne et l'expression de l'espace, pl. 37.
Nasjonalgalleriet 1959: Franske Malere (Peintres français), p. 32, ill.
Feist 1963: Paul Cézanne, pp. 33, 54, pl. 71.
Guerry 1966: Cézanne et l'expression de l'espace, pl. 37.
Willoch 1967: Nasjonalgalleriets Venner, p. 100, ill. p. 21.
Elgar 1975: Cézanne, fig. 102.
Arrouye 1982a: La Provence de Cézanne, p. 73, ill.
Plazy 1988: Cézanne ou la peinture absolue, p. 123, ill. in color.
Skedsmo 1991: "Omkring et portrett malt av Paul Cézanne," fig. 10.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 789, ill. vol. 2 and p. 43, ill. col. vol. 1, Homme assis.
Breidbach 2003: Anschauungsraum bei Cézanne. Cézanne und Helmholtz, p. 105, ill.
Feilchenfeldt 2005e: "Cézannes Gemälde: Formate und Themen, Echtheitsfragen," p. 235, ill.
Bardazzi 2007b: Cézanne in Florence: Two Collectors and the 1910 Exhibition of Impressionism, p. 265, fig. 32.
Rishel 2009: "Cézanne and Hartley: On Sacred Ground," p. 178, pl. 38, Seated Man.
Feilchenfeldt 2011: "Les portraits de grand format," p. 130, fig. 62, Homme assis (possibly a portrait of Chabrier).
Schaefer 2012: 1912, Mission Moderne: die Jahrhundertschau des Sonderbundes, p. 555, listed.
Echte and Feilchenfeldt 2016a: Kunstsalon Cassirer: Die Ausstellungen 1910-1912 «Verheissung und Erfüllung zugleich», Vol. 5, p. 560, ill.
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Homme assis, 1898–1900 (cat. no. 530)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed August 18, 2018).
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