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869
Nature morte
1895–98
Alternate titles: Le Compotier; Nature morte aux pommes; Still Life; Still Life with Apples
Rewald: (804) 1895–98; Venturi: (736) 1895–1900; Venturi revised: 1900–1905; 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)
Vollard archives: photo no. 13, Annotated by Cézanne's son: 1894

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Exhibition History

1907a Paris: Grand Palais, Rétrospective d'oeuvres de Cézanne (Salon d'Automne), no. 44, Le Compotier, lent by Gangnat.
1917 Zürich: Kunsthaus, Französische Kunst des XIX und XX. Jahrhunderts, no. 27, Nature morte, lent by K[elekian].
1921 Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, N.Y, Paintings by Modern French Masters Representing the Post-Impressionists and Their Predecessors, no. 23, Still Life, lent by Kelekian.
1921c New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings, no. 18, ill, Still Life, lent by anon. [Kelekian].
1926 Brooklyn: Brooklyn Academy of Arts and Sciences, N.Y, Summer Exhibition of Modern French and American Painters, lent by Miss Bliss.
1928e New York: Durand-Ruel, N.Y, French Masterpieces of the Late XIX Century, no. 3, Nature morte, lent by anon.
1929 New York: The Museum of Modern Art, N.Y, The museum's first loan exhibition: Cézanne, Gauguin, Seurat, van Gogh, no. 24, ill, Still Life, lent by Private collection, N.Y.
1931–32 New York and traveling: The Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y, Memorial Exhibition: The Collection of the Late Miss Lillie P. Bliss, no. 11, Still Life with Apples.
1932b New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y, Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition, no. 18.
1933b Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, Ill, A Century of Progress, no. 319, ill, lent by Bliss Estate.
1934c New York: The Museum of Modern Art, N.Y, The Lillie P. Bliss Collection, no. 9.
1934–35 New York: The Museum of Modern Art, N.Y, Modern Works of Art: 5th Anniversary Exhibition, no. 7, ill.
1935 Northampton: Smith College Museum of Art, Mass, French Paintings from the Lillie P. Bliss Collection, no. 6, Still Life with Apples.
1935 Pittsburgh: Carnegie Art Institute, Pa, Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors from the Lillie P. Bliss Collection, no. 4 (?), Still Life with Apples.
1936 Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, N.Y.
1936c Paris: Musée de l'Orangerie, Cézanne, no. 79, Nature morte aux pommes, lent by Museum of Modern Art.
1940 Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts, Mich, The Age of Impressionism, no. 6.
1941b New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y, French Painting from David to Toulouse-Lautrec, no. 10.
1942d New York: Paul Rosenberg, N.Y, Paintings by Cézanne, no. 21, ill, lent by Museum of Modern Art.
1947 Cincinnati: Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, Paintings by Paul Cézanne, no. 9, ill, lent by Museum of Modern Art.
1947b New York: Wildenstein Galleries, N.Y, Cézanne, no. 59, ill, lent by Museum of Modern Art.
1955a Paris: Orangerie, De David à Toulouse-Lautrec: Chefs-d'oeuvre des collections américaines, no. 2, pl. 70, Nature morte aux pommes, lent by Museum of Modern Art, New York.
1971 Washington, D.C. and traveling: Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C, Cézanne: An Exhibition in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Phillips Collection, no. 26.
1977–78 New York and traveling: The Museum of Modern Art, New York and Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, Cézanne: The Late Work, no. 24, pl. 147.
1978a Paris: Grand Palais, Cézanne: Les dernières années (1895–1906), no. 18, ill.
2000 Vienna and traveling: Kunstforum, Vienna, Cézanne: Vollendet unvollendet, no. 48, ill, Nature morte, shown in Zürich only.
2001–02 Washington, D.C. and traveling: Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C, Impressionist Still Life, pp. 188–90, pl. 88, Still Life with Apples, lent by MoMA, New York.

Published References

Meier-Graefe 1913: Paul Cézanne, p. 75, ill.
Tabarant 1922: "La Curiosité," p. 112, ill.
Faure 1926a: P. Cézanne, pl. 32, Nature morte.
Flint 1930a: "The Current American Art Season," p. 181, ill.
Pène du Bois 1931: "The Lillie P. Bliss Collection," p. 610, ill.
Sweeney 1931: "The Bliss Collection," p. 357.
Klein 1934: The Lillie P. Bliss Collection, no. 9.
Faure 1936: Cézanne, pl. 41.
Rewald et al. 1936: "Cézanne," fig. 54.
Rydbeck 1936: "Apropa Cézanne," p. 138, ill.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, no. 736, ill. vol. II, Nature morte.
Steinhof 1937: "Art and Society," p. 19, ill.
Barnes and de Mazia 1939: The Art of Cézanne, no. 163, p. 223, ill. (analysis p. 390).
Cogniat 1939a: Cézanne, pl. 96.
Newberry 1940: "The Age of Impressionism and Realism," p. 12, ill.
Kootz 1943: New Frontiers in American Painting, pl. 1.
Kuhn 1947: "Cézanne: Delayed Finale," p. 16, ill.
Guerry 1950: Cézanne et l'expression de l'espace, pl. 50.
Venturi 1950a: Impressionists and Symbolists: Manet, Degas, Monet, Pissarro, Sisley, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, fig. 137.
Barr, Jr. 1954: Masters of Modern Art, p. 20, ill.
Easton 1954: "Student Questions on Aesthetics," p. 47, ill.
Raynal 1954: Cézanne, p. 107, ill.
Rousseau 1955: "De David à Toulouse-Lautrec dans les collections et musées américains," n.p, ill. in color, Nature morte.
Fussiner 1956: "Organic Integration in Cézanne's Painting," fig. 3.
Kramer 1957: "Modern Art at the Turn of the Century," p. 30, ill.
Elderfield 1971: "Drawing in Cézanne," p. 55, ill.
Franc 1973: An Invitation to See: 125 Paintings from the Museum of Modern Art, p. 30, ill.
Elgar 1975: Cézanne, fig. 133.
Barskaya 1975a: Paul Cézanne, p. 181, ill.
Rubin 1977b: "Cézannisme and the Beginnings of Cubism," p. 189. ill.
Dijkstra 1978: A Recognizable Image: William Carlos WIlliams on Art and Artists, p. 2, ill.
Venturi 1978: Cézanne, p. 138, ill.
Arrouye 1982a: La Provence de Cézanne, p. 60.
Düchting 1989: Paul Cézanne: Natur wird Kunst, p. 186, ill.
Rewald 1989: Cézanne and America: Dealers, Collectors, Artists and Critics, 1891–1921, pp. 320, 327, 341, fig. 168.
Baron and Bonafoux 1993: Cézanne: Les Natures Mortes, p. 47, ill.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 804, ill. vol. 2, Nature morte.
Simms 1999: "Cézanne's Unfinish," p. 230, fig. 2.
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Nature morte, 1895–98 (cat. no. 869)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. http://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=780 (accessed September 22, 2018).
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