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Alternate titles: Bathers; Les Baigneurs
Rewald: (861) 1898–1900; Venturi: (724) c.1895; Venturi revised: 1885–88; Reff: early 1900s (MoMA)
Oil on canvas
10 5/8 x 18 5/16 in. (27 x 46.4 cm)
Vollard A stockbook: no. 3817, huile; personnages nus se livrant au jeu de la lutte, 27 x 46 cm (25 frs)
Vollard B stockbook: no. 4364, baigneurs, 27 x 46 cm (150 frs)
Vollard archives: photo no. 191, Annotated by Cézanne's son: circa 1885

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Exhibition History

1930 Baltimore: The Baltimore Museum of Art, Md, The Cone Collection, no. 1, ill.
1949 Baltimore: The Baltimore Museum of Art, Md, Selections from the Cone Collection, no. 5.
1951 Baltimore: The Baltimore Museum of Art, Md, From Ingres to Gauguin: French Nineteenth Century Paintings Owned in Maryland, no. 149.
1951 New Haven and traveling: Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn, Pictures for a Picture of Gertrude Stein as a Collector and Writer on Art and Artists, no. 6, on wall in frontispiece photograph, Bathers, lent by Cone Collection.
1970–71 New York and traveling: The Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y, Four Americans in Paris: The Collections of Gertrude Stein and Her Family, no. 20, ill.
1975 Sydney and traveling: Museum of Modern Art, New York, Modern Masters: Manet to Matisse, no number, ill.
1977–78 New York and traveling: The Museum of Modern Art, New York and Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, Cézanne: The Late Work, no. 35, pl. 201.
1978a Paris: Grand Palais, Cézanne: Les dernières années (1895–1906), no. 99, ill.
1989 Basel: Kunstmuseum, Paul Cézanne: Die Badenden, no. 63, pl. 167.
1998–99 Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales, Classic Cézanne, no. 54, ill, Baigneurs, lent by Baltimore Museum of Art.
2007–08 Baltimore and traveling: Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, Md, The Repeating Image: Multiples in French Painting from David to Matisse, no. 55, ill, p. 142, fig. 14.
2009–2010 Montclair and traveling: Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, N.J, Cézanne and American Modernism, no. 18, ill, p. 160.
2011–12 San Francisco and traveling: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, Calif, The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde, pl. 36, cat. 14 (Stein coll.), Bathers, lent by Baltimore Museum.
2011–12a Paris: Matisse, Cézanne, Picasso ... L'aventure des Stein, no. 8, ill, Baigneurs, lent by The Baltimore Musuem of Art.

Published References

Denis 1909–10: "Cézanne," p. 281, ill.
Dreyfus 1913: "Paul Cézanne," p. 199, ill.
Vollard 1914: Paul Cézanne, pl. 48.
Vollard 1919b: Paul Cézanne: Huit phototypies d'après Cézanne; Lettres de M.M. Jacques Flach, de L'Institut et André Suarès, p. 49, ill.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, no. 724, ill. vol. II, Les Baigneurs.
Brian 1950: "The Baltimore Museum's Cone Collection: A Pointed Star," p. 7, ill.
Raynal 1954: Cézanne, p. 98, ill.
Sprigge 1957: Gertrude Stein: Her Life and Work, ill. between pp. 112 and 113.
Pollack 1962: The Collectors: Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone, p. 172 (ill. shows painting hanging in Etta's dining room).
Ikegami 1969: Cézanne, pl. 65.
Reff 1977c: "Painting and Theory in the Final Decade," p. 44, ill.
Steinberg 1978: "Resisting Cézanne: Picasso's 'Three Women'," fig. 9.
Richardson 1985: Dr. Claribel & Miss Etta: The Cone collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art, pp. 110, 176.
Rewald 1989: Cézanne and America: Dealers, Collectors, Artists and Critics, 1891–1921, p. 56, fig. 34.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 861, ill. vol. 2, Baigneurs.
Ballas 2002: Cézanne, Baigneuses et Baigneurs. Thème et composition, p. 292, no. 128 (listed), ill. p. 25, fig. 11c (detail), Baigneurs, dated c. 1900.
Shiff 2007: "Risible Cézanne," p. 142, fig. 14, Baigneurs, dated 1899–1900.
Parker 2011: "Catalogue of the Stein Collections," p. 397, no. 14, Bathers.
Parker 2011a: "Résidences de Leo Stein" and "Résidences de Gertrude Stein," p. 397, no. 18 in fig. 56 and p. 398, no. 4 in fig. 57, Baigneurs.
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Baigneurs, 1898–1900 (cat. no. 962)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed August 18, 2018).
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