The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
L'Homme aux bras croisés
Alternate titles: Homme assis; Homme aux bras croisés; L'Horloger; Man with crossed Arms; Man with Crossed Arms ( with Palette); Mann mit gekreutzten Armen; Portrait d'Homme
Rewald: (851) c.1899; Venturi revised: 1897–1900; Venturi: (689) 1895–1900; Reff: c.1899 (MoMA)
Oil on canvas
36 3/16 x 28 5/8 in. (92 x 72.7 cm)
Vollard A stockbook: no. 3451, huile;portrait de paysan assis les main croisées; tonalité du tableau gris lilas, 92 x 73 cm (300 frs)
Sammlung Reber, Beginning January - January 20, 1913 (exhibition catalogue), no. 29, as Mann mit gekreutzten Armen.
Traveled to: Gemeente Museum, The Hague, Netherlands, June 25–September 1, 1957. Athenaeum Art Gallery, Helsinki, September 27–October 20, 1957. Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome, December 5, 1957–January 8, 1958. Wallraf-Richartz Museum, cologne, Mar. 1958, Cologne, March, 1958. Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, April 15–June 1, 1958.
N.B. This is the first of three venues. The catalogue numbers are different from the forthcoming French edition and therefore listed separately here, no. 6, pl. 13. 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).
Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London, February 8–April 28, 1996. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, May 26–September 1, 1996.
Traveled to: Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence, France, June 9–September 17, 2006.
Traveled to: The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, February 14–May 23, 2010. Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, June 26–September 26, 2010.
Traveled to: Grand Palais, Paris, October 5, 2011–January 16, 2012 (see Paris 2011-12a for a separate listing because the catalogue numbers are different from the two American venues). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 21–June 3, 2012.
Traveled to: National Portrait Gallery, London, October 26, 2017–February 11, 2018. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, March 25–July 1, 2018.
Record last updated June 28, 2017. 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. "L'Homme aux bras croisés, c.1899 (FWN 528)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. http://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=826 (accessed on February 23, 2019).