The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Alternate titles: Grande nature morte; Le Compotier; Nature morte aux pommes; Still Life; Still Life with Apples
Rewald (804): 1895–98; Venturi revised: 1900–1905; Venturi (736): 1895–1900; Gowing: probably after 1895 (Burlington); Reff: 1895–96
Oil on canvas
27 x 36 1/2 in. (68.5 x 92.7 cm)
Vollard A stockbook: no. 3489, huile; esquisse sur une nap[p]e blanche des pommes, un verre, et un compotier de fruits verts -- à gauche une indication de rideau, 73 x 92 cm (100 frs)
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Salon d'Automne, Grand Palais, Paris, Rétrospective d'oeuvres de Cézanne, October 1–22, 1907, no. 44, as Le Compotier, lent by Gangnat.
Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Französische Kunst des XIX. und XX. Jahrhunderts, October 5–November 14, 1917, no. 27, as Nature morte, lent by K[elekian].
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, Paintings by Modern French Masters Representing the Post-Impressionists and Their Predecessors, April 1921, no. 23, as Still Life, lent by Kelekian.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings, May 3–September 15, 1921, no. 18, ill., as Still Life, 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.
Durand-Ruel, New York, French Masterpieces of the Late XIX Century, March 20–April 10, 1928, no. 3, as Nature morte, lent by anon.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The museum's first loan exhibition: Cézanne, Gauguin, Seurat, van Gogh, November 8–December 7, 1929, no. 24, ill., as Still Life, lent by Private collection, N.Y.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Memorial Exhibition: The Collection of the Late Miss Lillie P. Bliss, May 17–September 27, 1931, no. 11, as Still Life with Apples. Traveled to: Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, October 17–December 15, 1931; John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis, January 1932.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition, 1932, no. 18.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, A Century of Progress, June 1–November 1, 1933, no. 319, ill. lent by Bliss Estate.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Lillie P. Bliss Collection, May 14–September 12, 1934, no. 9.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Modern Works of Art: 5th Anniversary Exhibition, November 19, 1934–January 20, 1935, no. 7, ill.
Carnegie Art Institute, Pittsburgh, Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors from the Lillie P. Bliss Collection, March 13–April 10, 1935, no. 4 (?), as Still Life with Apples.
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, French Paintings from the Lillie P. Bliss Collection, April 23–May 19, 1935, no. 6, as Still Life with Apples.
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, 1936.
Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris, Cézanne, May 20–October 11, 1936, no. 79, as Nature morte aux pommes, lent by Museum of Modern Art.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Art in Our Time: 10th Anniversary Exhibition, May 10–September 10, 1939, no. 61, ill.
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, The Age of Impressionism and Objective Realism, May 3–June 2, 1940, no. 6.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, French Painting from David to Toulouse-Lautrec, February 6–March 26, 1941, no. 10.
Paul Rosenberg, New York, A Loan Exhibition of Paintings by Cézanne (1839-1906) for the Benefit of Fighting France, November 19–December 19, 1942, no. 21, ill. lent by Museum of Modern Art.
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Paintings by Paul Cézanne, February 5–March 9, 1947, no. 9, ill. lent by Museum of Modern Art.
Wildenstein Galleries, New York, Cézanne, March 27–April 26, 1947, no. 59, ill. lent by Museum of Modern Art.
Orangerie, Paris, De David à Toulouse-Lautrec: Chefs-d'oeuvre des collections américaines, April 20–July 5, 1955, no. 2, pl. 70, as Nature morte aux pommes, c. 1890-1900 (erroneously listed as Venturi 746), lent by Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., Cézanne: An Exhibition in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Phillips Collection, February 27–March 28, 1971, no. 26. Traveled to: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, April 17–May 16, 1971; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, June 1–July 3, 1971.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York and Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, France, Cézanne: The Late Work, October 7, 1977–January 3, 1978, no. 24, pl. 147. Traveled to: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, January 26–March 19, 1978; Grand Palais, Paris, Cezanne: Les dernières années (1895–1906), April 20–July 23, 1978 (see Paris 1978a for a separate listing because the catalogue numbers are different from the two American venues).
Grand Palais, Paris, Cézanne: Les dernières années (1895–1906), April 20–July 23, 1978, no. 18, ill.
Kunstforum, Vienna, Cézanne: Vollendet unvollendet, January 20–April 25, 2000, no. 48, ill., as Nature morte, shown in Zürich only. Traveled to: Kunsthaus, Zürich, May 5–August 13, 2000 (initially planned to end on July 30 the exhibition was extended until August 13).
Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., Impressionist Still Life, September 22, 2001–January 13, 2002, pp. 188–90, pl. 88, as Still Life with Apples, lent by MoMA, New York. Traveled to: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, February 17–June 9, 2002.
Meier-Graefe, Julius. Paul Cézanne. Munich: R. Piper & Co., 1913, ill. p. 75, as Grande nature morte.
Collection Kélékian: tableaux de l'école française moderne. Paris and New York: [s.n.], 1920, pl. 9, as Grande nature morte.
"French Masters in Big Exhibition." American Art News 19, no. 25 (April 2, 1921), p. 1 (mentioned), as Still Life.
T.[abarant], [Adolphe]. "La curiosité." Le Bulletin de la vie artistique 3, no. 5 (March 1, 1922), p. 112, ill.
Faure, Élie. P. Cézanne. Paris, 1923, pl. 32, as Nature morte.
Flint, Ralph. "The Current American Art Season." Art and Understanding 1, no. 2 (March 1930), p. 181, ill., as Still Life.
Pène du Bois, Guy. "The Lillie P. Bliss Collection." Arts 17, no. 9 (June 1931), p. 610, ill.
Sweeney, James Johnson. "The Bliss Collection." Creative Art 8 (May 1931), p. 357.
Klein, Jerome. The Lillie P. Bliss Collection. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1934, no. 9.
Besson, George (introduction). "Paul Cézanne: 1839–1906." Estampes. Paris: Braun & Cie, August 1936 (no. 4), fig. 7 p. 4.
Faure, Élie. Cézanne. Paris: Editions Braun, 1936, pl. 41.
Rydbeck, Ingrid. "Apropå Cézanne." Konstrevy (Stockholm) XII, no. 5 (1936), ill. p. 138, as Nature morte.
Huyghe, René. "Cézanne et son oeuvre." L'Amour de l'art 17, no. 5 (May 1936), fig. 54 p. 173, as Nature morte, c. 1888.
Venturi, Lionello. Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre. Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1936, no. 736, ill. vol. II, as Nature morte.
Steinhof, Eugene G. "Art and Society." Parnassus 9, no. 6 (November 1937), p. 19, ill.
Barnes, Albert C., and Violette de Mazia. The Art of Cézanne. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1939, no. 163, p. 223, ill. (analysis p. 390).
Cogniat, Raymond. Cézanne. Paris: Pierre Tisné, 1939, pl. 96.
Anonymous. "Noted Works Mark Show at Institute." Detroit Free Press, May 5, 1940, p. 51, ill., as Still Life with Apples.
Newberry, John Stoughton. "The Age of Impressionism and Realism." Art News 38, no. 31 (May 4, 1940), p. 12, ill.
Wehle, Harry B. "French Painting from David to Toulouse-Lautrec." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 36, no. 2 (February 1941), p. 34, as Still Life.
"Important Cézanne Survey Staged as Benefit for Fighting French." Art Digest 17, no. 5 (December 1, 1942), p. 5, ill.
Barr, Jr., Alfred H. Painting and Sculpture in the Museum of Modern Art. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1942, p. 30, no. 95, ill. p. 31, as Still Life with Apples.
Kootz, Samuel. New Frontiers in American Painting. New York: Hastings House, 1943, pl. 1.
Kuhn, Walt. "Cézanne: Delayed Finale." Art News 46, no. 2 (April 1947), p. 16, ill.
Guerry, Liliane. Cézanne et l'expression de l'espace. Paris: Flammarion, 1950, pl. 50.
Venturi, Lionello. Impressionists and Symbolists: Manet, Degas, Monet, Pissarro, Sisley, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec. New York: Scribner, 1950, fig. 137.
Barr, Jr., Alfred H. Masters of Modern Art. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1954, p. 20, ill.
Easton, Roger D. "Student Questions on Aesthetics." College Art Journal 14, no. 1 (Autumn 1954), p. 47, ill.
Raynal, Maurice. Cézanne. Geneva: Skira, 1954, p. 107, ill.
Rousseau, Théodore, Jr. Art et Style. 34, De David à Toulouse-Lautrec dans les collections et musées américains. Paris, 1st trimester, 1955, ill. in color (n.p.), as Nature morte.
Fussiner, Howard. "Organic Integration in Cézanne's Painting." College Art Journal 15, no. 4 (Summer 1956), fig. 3.
Kramer, Hilton. "Modern Art at the Turn of the Century." Arts Yearbook 1 (1957), p. 30, ill.
Elderfield, John. "Drawing in Cézanne." Artforum 9, no. 10 (June 1971), p. 55, ill.
Franc, Helen M. An Invitation to See: 125 Paintings from the Museum of Modern Art. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1973, p. 30, ill.
Elgar, Frank. Cézanne. New York: Praeger, 1975, fig. 133.
Rubin, William, ed. "Cézannisme and the Beginnings of Cubism." In Cézanne: The Late Work. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1977. Exhibition catalogue, p. 189. ill.
Dijkstra, Bram, ed. A Recognizable Image: William Carlos WIlliams on Art and Artists. New York: New Directions, 1978, p. 2, ill.
Venturi, Lionello. Cézanne. Geneva: Skira, 1978, p. 138, ill.
Arrouye, Jean. La Provence de Cézanne. Aix-en-Provence: Edisud, 1982, p. 60.
Barskaya, Anna and Evgenia Georgievskaia. Paul Cézanne: Bilder aus Museen der Sowjetunion. Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1983, ill. p. 141.
Düchting, Hajo. Paul Cézanne: Natur wird Kunst. Cologne: Benedict Taschen Verlag, 1989, p. 186, ill.
Rewald, John. Cézanne and America: Dealers, Collectors, Artists and Critics, 1891–1921. Princeton: Princeton University Press; London: Thames & Hudson, 1989, pp. 320, 327, 341, fig. 168.
Baron, Jean-Marie and Pascal Bonafoux. Cézanne: Les Natures Mortes. Paris: Editions Herscher, 1993, p. 47, ill.
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. 804, ill. vol. 2, as Nature morte.
Simms, Matthew. "Cézanne's Unfinish." RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics, no. 36 (Autumn 1999), p. 230, fig. 2.
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Citation: Société Paul Cezanne. "Nature morte, 1895–98 (FWN 869)." In The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=780 (accessed on December 1, 2023).