The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Jeune Italienne accoudée
Alternate titles: Femme accoudée; Frauenbildnis; Italienisches Mädchen; Jeune Italienne; L'Italienne accoudée; La Femme accoudée; Portrait of a Girl; Portrait of a Girl (La Femme accoudée); Young Italian Woman at a Table; Young Woman resting
Rewald (812): c.1900; Venturi revised: c.1896; Venturi (701): c.1896; Rivière: 1896; Vollard: 1896; Gowing: c.1896 (Edinburgh); Reff: 1896–97 (MoMA)
Oil on canvas
36 3/16 x 28 11/16 in. (92 x 73 cm)
Galerie de la Renaissance, Paris, Portraits et figures de femmes: Ingres à Picasso, June 1–30, 1928, no. 30, as Femme accoudée, lent by A. Vollard.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The museum's first loan exhibition: Cézanne, Gauguin, Seurat, van Gogh, November 8–December 7, 1929, no. 8, ill., as Portrait of a Girl (La Femme accoudée), lent by Bakwin.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, A Century of Progress, June 1–November 1, 1933, no. 314, ill., (dated c. 1888–90), lent by Bakwin.
Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Cézanne, November–December 1934, no. 28, (dated c. 1888–90), as La Femme accoudée, lent by Bakwin.
Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris, Cézanne, May 20–October 11, 1936, no. 100, pl. VII, as Jeune Italienne accoudée, lent by Bakwin.
San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, Paul Cézanne: Exhibition of Paintings, Water-colors, Drawings and Prints, September 1–October 4, 1937, no. 34, ill., and frontispiece, lent by Bakwin.
Marie Harriman Gallery, New York, Cézanne: Centennial Exhibition, November 7–December 2, 1939, no. 18, (dated c.1896), as Jeune Italienne accoudée, lent by Bakwin.
New York World's Fair, New York, Masterpieces of Art, May–October 1940, no. 348, as La Femme accoudée, lent by Dr./Mrs. Harry Bakwin.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Paintings from New York Private Collections, July 2–September 22, 1946, no number, p. 4.
Wildenstein Galleries, New York, Cézanne, March 27–April 26, 1947, no. 61, ill. lent by Bakwin.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Cézanne: Paintings, Watercolors & Drawings, A Loan Exhibition, February 7–March 16, 1952, no. 77, ill. lent by Bakwin. Traveled to: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, April 1–May 16, 1952.
Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Paintings by Cézanne, August 20–September 18, 1954, no. 56, pl. XII, as Jeune Italienne accoudée, c. 1896, lent by Dr. and Mrs. Harry Bakwin. Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London, September 29–October 27, 1954.
Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway, Paul Cezanne: 28 malerier, November 13–December 1, 1954, no. 24, ill., as Jeune Italienne accoudée, lent by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bakwin.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Paintings from Private Collections, May 31–September 7, 1955, no number, lent by Bakwin.
Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, the Netherlands, Paul Cézanne, June 1–August 1, 1956, no. 44, ill.
Pavillon de Vendôme, Aix-en-Provence, France, Exposition pour commémorer le cinquantenaire de la mort de Cézanne, July 21–August 15, 1956, no. 54, ill. lent by Bakwin.
Kunsthaus, Zurich, Paul Cézanne, August 22–October 7, 1956, no. 72, pl. 36.
Haus der Kunst, Munich, Paul Cézanne, October 12–November 18, 1956, no. 57, ill. lent by Bakwin.
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, (Kunsthaus Lempertz), Cologne, Cézanne, Ausstellung zum Gedenken an sein 50. Todesjahr, December 1956–January 1957, no. 27, ill. lent by Bakwin.
Atlanta Art Association Galleries, Atlanta, Collectors' Firsts, 1959, no. 33, ill.
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Masterpieces of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Painting, April 25–May 24, 1959, listed p. 31, ill., as Jeune Italienne accoudée, c. 1896, lent by Dr. and Mrs. Harry Bakwin.
Wildenstein Galleries, New York, Loan Exhibition: Cézanne, November 5–December 5, 1959, no. 45, ill. lent by Bakwin.
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia, Treasures in America, January 13–March 5, 1961, no number, ill., p. 84.
Wildenstein Galleries, New York, Masters of Seven Centuries, March 1–31, 1962, no. 34, ill.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Cézanne and Structure in Modern Painting, June–August 1963.
Wildenstein Galleries, New York, Olympia's Progeny: French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings (1865-1905), October 28–November 27, 1965, no. 74, ill. in color, as Jeune Italienne accoudée, c. 1896, lent by Dr. and Mrs. Harry Bakwin.
Wildenstein Galleries, New York, The Bakwin Collection, October 4–November 4, 1967, no. 7, ill.
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. 7, pl. 9. 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).
Tate Gallery, London, On Classic Ground: Picasso, Léger, de Chirico, and the New Classicism, 1910–30, June 6–September 2, 1990, no. 29, ill.
Faure, Élie. "Paul Cézanne." L'Art décoratif 13, no. 157 (October 5, 1911), p. 113, ill.
Rivière, Georges. Le Maître Paul Cézanne. Paris: Librairie Floury, 1923, p. 221, listed.
Pfister, Kurt. Cézanne: Gestalt, Werk, Mythos. Potsdam: Gustav Kiepenheuer Verlag, 1927, fig. 116, as Frauenbildnis.
Alexandre, Arsène. "Portraits et figures de femmes: Ingres à Picasso." La Renaissance de l'art français et des industries de luxe (Paris), vol. 11, no. 7 (July 1928), ill. p. 277, as Femme accoudée.
The Art News (Nov. 9, 1929), p. 3, ill., as Portrait of a Girl.
Watson, Forbes. "The Museum of Modern Art." Arts 16, no. 3 (November 1929), p. 146, ill.
Apollo Vol. 11 (January, 1930), p. 44, ill.
Neugass, Fritz. "Paul Cézanne." Creative Art 9, no. 4 (October 1931), p. 272, ill.
Bulliet, Clarence Joseph. Art masterpieces in a Century of Progress, vol. I. Chicago: North-Mariano Press, 1933, cover, ill.
Iavorskaia, Nina. Paul Cézanne. Milan: Hoepli, 1935, pl. XXIX.
Bulliet, Clarence Joseph. The Significant Moderns and Their Pictures. New York: Covici, 1936, pl. 16.
Guenne, Jacques. "Paul Cézanne et le drame de la peinture." L'Art vivant (Paris), no. 204 (1936), ill. p. .
Huyghe, René. "Cézanne et son oeuvre." L'Amour de l'art 17, no. 5 (May 1936), fig. 62 p. 177, as L'Italienne accoudée, c. 1894.
Venturi, Lionello. Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre. Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1936, no. 701, ill. vol. II, as Jeune Italienne accoudée.
Novotny, Fritz. Cézanne. Vienna: Phaidon, 1937, pl. 70.
Vollard, Ambroise. Souvenirs d'un marchand de tableaux. Paris: Albin Michel, 1937, pl. 17.
"California Exhibits Cézanne." The Art News 36, no. 2 (October 9, 1937), p. 14, ill., as Young Woman resting.
Cogniat, Raymond. Cézanne. Paris: Pierre Tisné, 1939, pl. 105.
Jewell, Edward Alden. Paul Cézanne. New York: Hyperion Press, 1944, p. 37, ill.
Novotny, Fritz. Cézanne. London: Phaidon Press, 1947, col. pl. 65, as Jeune Italienne, c. 1896.
Dorival, Bernard. Cézanne. Paris: Pierre Tisné, 1948, pl. 156, listed p. 172.
Jedlicka, Gotthard. Cézanne. Berne: Alfred Scherz Verlag, 1948, fig. 47, as Jeune Italienne accoudée.
Storey, Benjamin. "Retrospettiva Cézanne." Emporium 115, no. 689 (May 1952), p. 201, ill.
Schapiro, Meyer. Cézanne. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1952, pp. 104–05, ill.
Barr, Jr., Alfred H. "Paintings from Private Collections." Bulletin of the Museum of Modern Art 22, no. 4 (Summer 1955), p. 11, ill.
Beucken, Jean de. Un portrait de Cézanne. Paris: Gallimard, , p. 256.
"Wellesley alumnae and in-group collectors." ARTNews 61, no. 1 (March 1962), p. 31, ill.
Beucken, Jean de. Cézanne. New York: Viking Press, 1962, p. 90, ill.
Feist, Peter Heinz. Paul Cézanne. Leipzig: E.A. Seemann, 1963, pp. 34, 38, 54, pl. 59.
Haftmann, Werner. Malerei im 20. Jahrhundert: eine Bild-Enzyklopädie. Munich: Prestel, 1965, listed p. 405, fig. 3 p. 20, as Italienisches Mädchen, 1896 (Collection Mr. and Mrs. Dr. Harry Bakwin, New York).
Schapiro, Meyer. Paul Cézanne. Translated by Louis-Marie Ollivier. Paris: Nouvelles Editions Françaises, 1973, pl. 39, with comments.
Elgar, Frank. Cézanne. New York: Praeger, 1975, fig. 82.
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. 812, ill. vol. 2, as Jeune Italienne accoudée.
Athanassoglou-Kallmyer, Nina M. Cézanne and Provence: The Painter in His Culture. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2003, p. 141, fig. 3.45, as Jeune Italienne accoudée.
Armstrong, Carol. Cézanne in the Studio: Still Life in Watercolors. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2004. Exhibition catalogue, p. 63, fig. 28, as Young Italian Woman at a Table, 1895-1900.
Machotka, Pavel. Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols. Marseille: Editions Crès, 2008, vol. 1, fig. 366; vol. 2, p. 233, as Jeune Italienne accoudée.
Bois, Yve-Alain. "Cézanne and Matisse: From Apprenticeship to Creative Misreading." In Cézanne and Beyond. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art; New Haven: In association with Yale University Press, 2009. Exhibition catalogue, p. 135, fig. 4.16, as Young Italian Woman at a Table, dated circa 1896.
Lanchner, Carolyn. 10 Works by Paul Cézanne in the Museum of Modern Art Collection. MoMA Artists Series. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2011, fig. 13.
Santulli, Michele. Modelle e modelli ciociari nell'arte europea a Roma, Parigi, Londra nel 1800/1900. Arpino: Edizioni Ciociaria Sconosciuta, pp. 132, 247, identifies the sitter as Marie Josephine de Rosa, born Jan. 5, 1879.
Elderfield, John, Mary Morton, Xavier Rey. Cézanne Portraits. Paris: Musée d'Orsay and Editions Gallimard, 2017. Exhibition catalogue, p. 191, fig. 58.
Elderfield, John, Mary Morton, Xavier Rey. Cézanne Portraits. London and Princeton, N,J.: National Portrait Gallery Publications and Princeton University Press, 2017. Exhibition catalogue, fig. 65.
Brettell, Richard R. On Modern Beauty: Three Paintings by Manet, Gauguin and Cézanne. Los Angeles: Getty Publicatons, 2019, pp. 71–93, fig. 43, dated c.1895–1900.
According to Michele Santulli, the subject is Maria Giuseppa De Rosa and wears a traditional ciociaro costume. She was the sister of Michele De Rosa, the sitter for Cezanne's Garçon au gilet rouge series. She lived in Paris at 11 rue Laplace.
Record last updated April 1, 2022. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Société Paul Cezanne. "Jeune Italienne accoudée, c.1900 (FWN 534)." In The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=788 (accessed on December 3, 2023).