The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne
Le pain et les oeufs
Alternate titles: Bread and Eggs; Das Brot; Nature morte: le pain et les œufs; Pan y huevos; Still Life; Still Life with Bread and Eggs; Stilleben; Stilleben mit Brot; Stilleben, Brot und Serviette; Un pain et des oeufs; Zwiebel, Eier und Brot
Rewald: (82) 1865; Venturi: (59) 1865; Rivière: c.1866
Oil on canvas
23 3/16 x 29 7/8 in. (59 x 76 cm)
Signed and dated lower left in red brown: P. Cezanne 1865
- Still-life objectsEdibles and Flowers:
- Still-life objectsDishes and Vessels:
- Still-life objectsMiscellaneous:
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The first major Cézanne exhibition in Germany consisting of paintings, watercolors and drawings from German private collections. Section III of the catalogue Zeichnungen comprises drawings without listing them. (exhibition catalogue; introduction by Julius Meier-Graefe). N.B. The lenders names do not appear in the catalogue, but are known from an annotated catalogue in the Rewald Papers, National Gallery Archive, no. 4, as Stilleben mit Brot, lent by Hugo Cassirer.
Traveled to: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Rio de Janeiro, 1940. Salón Nacional de Bellas Artes, Montevideo, April, 1940.
Traveled to: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, April 17–May 16, 1971. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, June 1–July 3, 1971.
Traveled to: Musée d'Orsay, Cézanne: les années de jeunesse 1859-1872, Paris, September 19–January 1, 1988. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, January 29–April 30, 1989.
Traveled to: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Origins of Impressionism, September 19, 1994–January 8, 1995.
Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London, February 8–April 28, 1996. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, May 26–September 1, 1996.
Traveled to: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, February 17–June 9, 2002.
Traveled to: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, October 20, 2005–September 12, 2006. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, February 27–May 28, 2006.
Traveled to: Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, November 1, 2014–January 31, 2015.
It is possible that this work, which is both signed and dated, was submitted to the Salon of 1865 where it was rejected.
Record last updated October 31, 2018. 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. "Le pain et les oeufs, 1865 (FWN 704)." The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. http://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=96 (accessed on May 20, 2019).