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Le Jardinier Vallier
Alternate titles: Bildnis des Gärtners Vallier; Portrait de Vallier; The artist's gardener, Vallier
Rewald: (954) 1906; Venturi: (718) 1906; Venturi revised: 1906; Rivière: 1906; Gowing: 1906 (Burlington); Reff: 1906 (MoMA)
Oil on canvas
25 5/8 x 21 1/4 in. (65 x 54 cm)
Private collection, New York



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Exhibition History

1936 Basel: Kunsthalle, Paul Cézanne, no. 56 (dated c. 1905), Bildnis des Gärtners Vallier, lent by Private collection.
1939a Paris: Paul Rosenberg, Cézanne, no. 35, ill, Portrait de Vallier, lent by P. L.
1939b London: Rosenberg & Helft, Cézanne, no. 23 (dated 1906), lent by P.L.
1944 Portland: Portland Art Museum, Ore, Eight Masterpieces of Painting
1947b New York: Wildenstein Galleries, N.Y, Cézanne, no. 68, ill, lent by Block.
1950 Minneapolis: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minn, The Art of Cézanne, Portrait de Vallier, lent by Block.
1952 Chicago and traveling: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Ill, Cézanne: Paintings, Watercolors & Drawings, A Loan Exhibition, no. 127, ill, lent by Block.
1957b New York: Paul Rosenberg, N.Y, Masterpieces Recalled, no. 20.
1967 Washington, D.C. and traveling: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, 100 European Paintings and Drawings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Leigh B. Block, no. 9, ill, The artist's gardener, Vallier.
1968 Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Mass, One Hundred European Paintings & Drawings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Leigh B. Block, no. 11, ill.
1971 Washington, D.C. and traveling: Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C, Cézanne: An Exhibition in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Phillips Collection, no. 35.
1978a Paris: Grand Palais, Cézanne: Les dernières années (1895–1906), no. 15, ill.
1983 Basel: Galerie Beyeler, Paul Cézanne: Peintures, Aquarelles, Dessins, no. 31, ill, Le Jardinier Vallier, lent by Private collection.
1984 Lausanne: Fondation de l'Hermitage, L'Impressionnisme dans les collections romandes, no. 107.
2017–18 Paris and traveling: Musée d'Orsay, Paris, Cézanne Portraits, no. 26.3, ill, shown in Washington only.
2017–18a Paris: Musée d'Orsay, Cézanne Portraits, no. 69, ill.

Published References

Rivière 1923: Le Maître Paul Cézanne, p. 225, listed, Portrait de Vallier.
Venturi 1935b: "Paul Cézanne," p. 405, fig. 24.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, no. 718, ill. vol. II, Portrait de Vallier.
Novotny 1937: Cézanne, pl. 92.
Raynal 1939: Cézanne, ill.
Cogniat 1939a: Cézanne, pl. 104.
Ragghianti 1944: L'Impressionismo, pl. 49.
Schildt 1946: Cézanne, fig. 69.
Ragghianti 1947: L'Impressionismo, pl. LII.
Dorival 1948: Cézanne, pl. 160.
Guerry 1950: Cézanne et l'expression de l'espace, pl. 27.
Novotny 1950: "Cézanne als Zeichner," fig. 120.
Schapiro 1952a: Cézanne, pp. 126–27, ill.
Schapiro 1952b: Paul Cézanne, p. 112, ill.
Raynal 1954: Cézanne, p. 112, ill.
Badt 1956: Die Kunst Cézannes, pl. 36.
Guerry 1966: Cézanne et l'expression de l'espace, pl. 56.
Murphy 1968: The World of Cézanne, 1839–1906, p. 140.
Badt 1971: Das Spätwerk Cézannes, p. 35, ill.
Elderfield 1971: "Drawing in Cézanne," p. 52, ill.
Schapiro 1973: Paul Cézanne, pl. 48, with comments.
Elgar 1975: Cézanne, fig. 127.
Wadley 1975: Cézanne and His Art, pl. 66.
Rewald 1977a: "Cézanne's Final Decade," p. 44, ill.
Rubin 1977a: Cézanne: The Late Work, pl. 26.
Plazy 1981: Cézanne, p. 68.
Rewald 1986b: Cézanne: A Biography, p. 263, ill.
Uchida 1987: "Portrait of Vallier," p. 1, ill.
Düchting 1989: Paul Cézanne: Natur wird Kunst, p. 170, ill.
Wadley 1989: Cézanne and His Art, p. 76, ill. in color.
Bonafoux 1995: Cézanne, portrait, p. 24, ill.
Sollers 1995: Le Paradis de Cézanne, p. 145, ill.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 954, ill. vol. 2, Le Jardinier Vallier.
Tuma 2002: "Cézanne and Lucretius at the Red Rock," p. 79, fig. 6.
Pissarro 2005: Pioneering Modern Painting: Cézanne & Pissarro 1865–85, p.49, fig. 41.
Machotka 2008: Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols., vol. 1, fig. 380; vol. 2, p. 239, Le Jardinier Vallier.
Machotka 2011b: "I ritratti di Cézanne: il volto umano della grande pitura," p. 92, fig. 58.
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Le Jardinier Vallier, 1906 (cat. no. 549)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed September 22, 2018).
Record last updated September 20, 2018. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.