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La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue du bosquet du Château Noir
c. 1904
Alternate titles: La Montagne Sainte-Victoire; La Montagne Ste. Victoire; Le Mont Sainte-Victoire
Rewald: (902) c.1904; Venturi: (665) 1894–1900; Venturi revised: c.1900; Reff: end of 1890s (MoMA)
Oil on canvas
25 5/8 x 31 5/8 in. (65 x 80.3 cm)
Vollard B stockbook: no. 4472, paysage. Les crêtes de Ste. Victoire, 65 x 81 cm (4500/9000 frs)
Private collection, Qatar



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decade: 1900–09 »
theme: Landscape »

Exhibition History

1931a Paris: Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Cézanne
1933–34 New York and traveling: Knoedler Galleries, New York, N.Y, Paintings from the Ambroise Vollard Collection, no. 14, ill. (dated 1899), Le Mont Sainte-Victoire, no. 12 in Detroit venue.
1934b London: Alex Reid & Lefevre, Renoir, Cézanne and Their Contemporaries, no. 11, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire.
1936 Basel: Kunsthalle, Paul Cézanne, no. 51 (dated c. 1900), La Montagne Ste. Victoire, lent by Churchill.
1938 Montreal: W. Scott & Sons, Quebec, Paintings by French Masters, Delacroix to Dufy, no. 2.
1938d New York: Bignou Gallery, N.Y, Masterpieces by 19th Century French Painters, no. 1.
1939c London: Alex Reid & Lefevre, Milestones of French Painting, no. 3.
1939c New York: Bignou Gallery, N.Y, Significant Landmarks of 19th Century French Painting, no. 3, ill.
1951 Pittsburgh: Carnegie Institute, Pa, French Painting, 1100–1900, no. 121, ill.
1954 Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts, Mich, Two Sides of the Medal: French painting from Gèrôme to Gauguin, no. 100.
1978a Paris: Grand Palais, Cézanne: Les dernières années (1895–1906), no. 93, ill.
1990 Edinburgh: National Gallery of Scotland, Cézanne and Poussin: The Classical Vision in Landscape, no. 62, ill.

Published References

Fry 1934: "An Exhibition of French Painting," p. 32, ill.
Venturi 1935b: "Paul Cézanne," p. 41, fig. 25.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, no. 665, ill. vol. II, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire.
Goldwater 1938: "Cézanne in America: The Master's Paintings in American Collections," p. 157.
Novotny 1938: Cézanne und das Ende der wissenschaftlichen Perspektive, fig. 11 (list of motifs, p. 197, no. 31).
Loran 1943: Cézanne's Composition, pp. 102–03, pl. XXV (with photograph of the motif).
Venturi 1950a: Impressionists and Symbolists: Manet, Degas, Monet, Pissarro, Sisley, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, fig. 131.
Rubin 1977a: Cézanne: The Late Work, pl. 114.
Rewald 1977b: "Cézanne's Last Motifs at Aix," p. 89, ill. (with photograph of the motif).
Pickvance and Takumi 1986: Cézanne, p. 104, ill.
Kostenevich 1995: Hidden Treasures Revealed, p. 206, fig. 3.
Machotka 1996: Cézanne: Landscape into Art, p. 109, fig. 78, with photograph of the motif, p. 108, fig. 77, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue du bosquet du Château Noir.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 902, ill. vol. 2, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue du bosquet du Château Noir.
Lewis 2000: Cézanne, p. 304, pl. 190.
Société Paul Cézanne 2005: P. Cézanne: Les sites provençaux, p. 121, ill. with photo of motif (c. 1976), p. 120, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue du bosquet du Château Noir.
Feilchenfeldt 2005c: "Cézannes Motive: Versuch einer neuen Ordnung," p. 213, ill.
Conisbee 2006d: "The Late Paintings of Mont Sainte-Victoire," p. 290, fig. 13, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue du bosquet du Château Noir.
Machotka 2008: Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols., vol. 1, fig. 340; vol. 2, p. 224, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue du bosquet du Château Noir.
Machotka 2014: Cézanne: Landscape into Art, p. 197, fig. 74b, with color photo of motif, p. 194, fig. 74a, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue du bosquet du Château Noir.
Betz 2017: "Hineinsehen or Seeing-In': Some Basics on Formal Ambiguities in the Works of Paul Cézanne," fig. 14.

Supplemental Images

Photograph by Lionello Venturi, 1933–35 (Courtesy Archivio di Lionello Venturi, Department of Art History and Performance, Sapienza University, Rome)
Photograph of the motif. John Rewald Archive, Department of Image Collections, National Gallery of Art Library, Washignton, D.C.
John Rewald, circa 1939; Sabine Rewald
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue du bosquet du Château Noir, c. 1904 (cat. no. 357)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed August 18, 2018).
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