The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Pins et rochers (Fontainebleau?)
Alternate titles: Blue Landscape; Paysage; Paysage boisé; Pines and Rocks; Pines and Rocks (Fontainebleau?); Rocks and Pines; Sous-bois provençal; Trees on the Mountain; Wooded landscape
Rewald (906): c.1897; Venturi revised: 1895–99; Venturi (774): c.1900
Oil on canvas
32 x 25 11/16 in. (81.3 x 65.4 cm)
Moderne Kunstkring, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Internationale tentoonstelling van moderne kunst, October 6–November 5, 1911, no. 10, as Paysage boisé, Hoogendijk collection.
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Paintings and Drawings by Representative Modern Masters, April 17–May 9, 1920, no. 55, as Trees on the Mountain, lent by Bliss.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings, May 3–September 15, 1921, no. 19, as Rocks and Pines, lent by anon. [Bliss].
Brooklyn Academy of Arts and Sciences, Brooklyn, New York, Summer Exhibition of Modern French and American Painters, June 12–October 14, 1926, lent by Miss Bliss.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The museum's first loan exhibition: Cézanne, Gauguin, Seurat, van Gogh, November 8–December 7, 1929, no. 22, ill., as Blue Landscape, lent by Private collection, N.Y.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Memorial Exhibition: The Collection of the Late Miss Lillie P. Bliss, May 17–September 27, 1931, no. 9, ill., as Pines and Rocks. Traveled to: Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, October 17–December 15, 1931; John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis, January 1932.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Lillie P. Bliss Collection, May 14–September 12, 1934, no. 10.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Modern Works of Art: 5th Anniversary Exhibition, November 19, 1934–January 20, 1935, no. 10, ill.
Carnegie Art Institute, Pittsburgh, Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors from the Lillie P. Bliss Collection, March 13–April 10, 1935, no. 23, as Pines and Rocks.
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, French Paintings from the Lillie P. Bliss Collection, April 23–May 19, 1935, no. 7, as Pines and Rocks.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Cubism and Abstract Art, March 2–April 19, 1936, no. 35, fig. 18, as Pines and Rocks, dated c. 1895–1900.
Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Landscape Paintings from the 16th to 20th Century, June 25–July 20, 1937, no. 29.
San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, Paul Cézanne: Exhibition of Paintings, Water-colors, Drawings and Prints, September 1–October 4, 1937, no. 35, ill. lent by Museum of Modern Art, New York.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Art in Our Time: 10th Anniversary Exhibition, May 10–September 10, 1939, no. 59, ill.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, Aspects of French Painting from Cézanne to Picasso, January 15–March 2, 1941, no. 11, 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. 21, pl. 52. 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).
Grand Palais, Paris, Cézanne: Les dernières années (1895–1906), April 20–July 23, 1978, no. 49, ill.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Pioneering Modern Painting: Cézanne & Pissarro 1865–1885, June 26–September 12, 2005, no. 81, ill., p. 179, as Pins et rochers (Fontainebleau?). Traveled to: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, October 20, 2005–January 16, 2006; Musée d'Orsay, Paris, February 27–May 28, 2006 (Cézanne et Pissarro 1865-1885).
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, Cézanne, The Rock and Quarry Paintings, March 7–June 14, 2020, no. 8, ill., as Pines and Rocks, dated 1895–1900, catalogue notes by Annemarie Iker. Traveled to: Royal Academy, London, July 12–October 18, 2020 (N.B. This venue was cancelled due to 2020 coronavirus).
M.[ax] D.[itmar] H.[enkel]. "Das Rijkesmuseum für Moderne Kunst zu Amsterdam." Kunstchronik: Wochenschrift für Kunst und Kunstgewerbe Neue Folge XXI, no. 13 (January 14, 1910), col. 213, as Kiefern zwischen Felsblöcken.
Riemsdijk, Barthold Willem Floris van. Catalogue of the Pictures, Miniatures, Pastels, Framed Drawings etc. at the Rijks-Museum at Amsterdam. Amsterdam: Roeloffzen-Hübner and Van Santen, 1910, p. 425, no. 688G, as Wooded landscape.
Catalogue des tableaux, miniatures, pastels, dessins encadrés, etc. du Musée de l'État à Amsterdam. Amsterdam: Roeloffzen-Hübner et Van Santen, 1911, p. 100, no. 688G, as Paysage boisé.
Anonymous. "Kunst in de hoofdstad. De tentoonstelling van den Mondernen Kunstkring. III." De Maasbode Avondblad (October 12, 1911), p. 3, as Een landschap als no. 3 [exhibition cat.] ... .
Gasquet, Joachim. "Ce qu'il m'a dit … Le motif." L'Amour de l'art 1, no. 8 (December 1920), ill. p. 261, as Paysage.
Fontainas, André and Louis Vauxcelles. "Paul Cézanne." Histoire générale de l'art français de la Révolution à nos jours: la peinture, la gravure, le dessin. Paris: Librairie de France, 1922, ill. p. 236, as Paysage.
The Art News (Nov. 9, 1929), p. 17, ill., as Blue Landscape.
Sweeney, James Johnson. "The Bliss Collection." Creative Art 8 (May 1931), p. 357.
The Art News XXIX, 37 (June 13, 1931), p. 14, ill.
Klein, Jerome. The Lillie P. Bliss Collection. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1934, no. 10.
Venturi, Lionello. Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre. Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1936, no. 774, ill. vol. II, as Sous-bois provençal.
Barr, Jr., Alfred H. Painting and Sculpture in the Museum of Modern Art. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1942, no. 97, ill., as Pines and Rocks.
Barr, Jr., Alfred H. Masters of Modern Art. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1954, p. 21, ill.
Franc, Helen M. An Invitation to See: 125 Paintings from the Museum of Modern Art. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1973, p. 31, ill.
Barr, Jr., Alfred H. Painting and Sculpture in the Museum of Modern Art, 1929–1967. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1977, p. 531, ill. p. 14.
Reff, Theodore. "Cézanne on Solids and Spaces." Artforum 16, no. 2 (October 1977), p. 36.
Reff, Theodore. "Cézanne's Late Bather Paintings." Arts Magazine 52, no. 2 (October 1977), ill. p. 36.
Shiff, Richard. Cézanne and the end of Impressionism: a study of the theory, technique, and a critical evaluation of modern art. Chicago; London: The Univesity of Chicago Press, 1984, pp. 121-123, fig. 30 and cover, as Pines and Rocks, c. 1896-1900.
Henkels, Herbert. "Cézanne en Van Gogh in het Rijksmuseum voor Moderne Kunst in Amsterdam: De collectie van Cornelis Hoogendijk (1866–1911)." Bulletin van het Rijksmuseum 41, nos. 3–4 (1993), fig. 98.
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. 906, ill. vol. 2, as Pins et rochers (Fontainebleau?).
Athanassoglou-Kallmyer, Nina M. Cézanne and Provence: The Painter in His Culture. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2003, p. 148, 167, fig. 4.22, as Pins et rochers (Fontainebleau?), titled Sous-bois provençal.
Feilchenfeldt, Walter. "Cézannes Motive: Versuch einer neuen Ordnung." In "By Appointment Only": Schriften zu Kunst und Kunsthandel, Cézanne und Van Gogh. Wädenswil: Nimbus, 2005, p. 212, ill.
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, pp. 26–29, ill.
Dombrowski, André, Nancy Ireson, and Sylvie Patry, eds. Cézanne in the Barnes Foundation. New York: Rizzoli Electa in association with The Barnes Foundation, 2021, p. 288, fig. 1, as Pines and Rocks (Fontainebleau?).
Janssen, Hans, and Sjoerd van Faassen. [no title]. In Cezanne to Malevich, Arcadia to Abstraction. Budapest: Museum of Fine Arts, 2021. Exhibition catalogue, fig. 3.
Ruppen, Fabienne. "Tiefenschürfungen: Cézannes Fels- und Steinbruchmalerei." Kunstchronik 74, no. 6 (June 2021), fig. 1, as Pins et rochers (Fontainebleau?).
Record last updated December 30, 2021. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Société Paul Cezanne. "Pins et rochers (Fontainebleau?), c.1897 (FWN 323)." In The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=880 (accessed on December 1, 2023).