The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
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Pyramide de crânes
Alternate titles: Pyramid of Skulls; Totenköpfe
Rewald: (822) 1898–1900; Venturi revised: 1900–1904; Venturi: (753) c.1900; Other: c.1898
Oil on canvas
15 3/8 x 18 5/16 in. (39 x 46.5 cm)
- Still-life objectsMiscellaneous:
. Traveled to: Municipal Museum, Kyoto, Japan, June 1–July 17, 1974; Cultural Center, Fukuoka, Japan, July 24–August 18, 1974.
. 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.
Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London, February 8–April 28, 1996; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, May 26–September 1, 1996.
. Traveled to: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, February 17–June 9, 2002.
. Traveled to: Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence, France, June 9–September 17, 2006.
Dormoy, Marie. "Quelques tableaux de la collection particulière Ambroise Vollard." Formes: revue internationale des arts plastiques, no. 17 (September 1931), ill. between pp. 122 and 113.
Venturi, Lionello. Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre. Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1936, no. 753, ill. vol. II, as Pyramide de crânes.
Beucken, Jean de. Un portrait de Cézanne. Paris: Gallimard, , p. 296.
Sutton, Denys. "The Paradoxes of Cézanne." Apollo (London) 100, no. 150 (August 1974), fig. 13 p. 105.
Bourges, Marianne R. Cézanne en son atelier. Aix-en-Provence: Ville d'Aix-en-Provence, 1977, ill.
Rewald, John. Cézanne: A Biography. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1986, p. 264, ill.
Kendall, Richard, ed. Cézanne: By Himself. London: Macdonald, 1988, p. 251, ill.
Verdi, Richard. Cézanne. London and New York: Thames & Hudson, 1992, p. 198, fig. 175.
Kitschen, Friederike. Cézanne: Stilleben. Ostfildern-Ruit: Verlag Gerd Hatje, 1995, fig. 61.
Sollers, Philippe. Le Paradis de Cézanne. Paris: Gallimard, 1995, p. 26, ill.
Cahn, Isabelle. Paul Cézanne. Paris: Somogy Editions d'Art, 1995, p. 105, 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. 822, ill. vol. 2, as Pyramide de crânes.
Smith, Paul. Interpreting Cézanne. London: Tate Publishing, 1996, p. 56, fig. 45, as Pyramid of Skulls.
Benesch, Evelyn. "From the Incomplete to the Unfinished: Realisation in the Work of Paul Cézanne." In Cézanne: Finished, Unfinished. Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz, 2000. Exhibition catalogue, p. 57, fig. 24, as Pyramide de crânes.
Athanassoglou-Kallmyer, Nina M. Cézanne and Provence: The Painter in His Culture. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2003, p. 184, fig. 4.34, as Pyramide de crânes.
Machotka, Pavel. Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols. Marseille: Editions Crès, 2008, vol. 1, fig. 393; vol. 2, p. 248, as Pyramide de crânes.
Golding, John. "Cézanne, Braque and Pictorial Space." In Cézanne and Beyond. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art; New Haven: In association with Yale University Press, 2009, p. 257, ill. p. 325, pl. 114, as Pyramid of Skulls, dated c. 1898.
Kienle, Anabelle. "Cézanne and Beckmann: 'A Powerful New Pictorial Architecture.'" In Cézanne and Beyond. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art; New Haven: In association with Yale University Press, 2009, p. 325, pl. 114, as Pyramid of Skulls, dated c. 1898.
Taylor, Michael R. "Learning from 'Papa Cézanne': Arshile Gorky and the (Self-) Invention of the Modern Artist." In Cézanne and Beyond. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009. Exhibition catalogue, p. 425, ill., p. 325, pl. 114, as Pyramid of Skulls, dated c. 1898.
Sachs, Katherine. "Cézanne and Marden: The Almost Perfect Painting." In Cézanne and Beyond. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art; New Haven: In association with Yale University Press, 2009. Exhibition catalogue, p. 491, ill., p. 325, pl. 114, as Pyramid of Skulls, dated c. 1898.
Eiling, Alexander. "Cézanne's Metamorphoses." In Cézanne Metamorphoses. Munich and Karlsruhe: Prestel and Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, 2017. Exhibition catalogue, fig. 24.
Stern, Lynn, and Donald Kuspit. Skull. London: Thames & Hudson, 2017, p. 246, ill.
Clark, T.J. If These Apples Should Fall, Cézanne and the Present. London and New York: Thames & Hudson, 2022, pl. 55.
Record last updated March 20, 2023. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Pyramide de crânes, 1898–1900 (FWN 874)." In The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=798 (accessed on May 29, 2023).
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