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Portrait d'Antony Valabrègue
1866, Spring
Alternate titles: Antony Valabrègue; Portrait de Antoine Valabrègue; Portrait de M. Albin Valabrègue; Portrait de Valabrègue; Portrait of a Man; Portrait: Valabrègue; Porträt des Herrn Valabrègue; Porträt Valabrègue
Rewald: (94) 1866, Spring; Venturi: (126) c.1868; Venturi revised: 1865–66; Rivière: 1870; Cooper: 1865–66; Gowing: c.1866; Ratcliffe: probably 1866
Oil on canvas
45 11/16 x 38 5/8 in. (116 x 98 cm)
Signed lower right in red, overlaid in black: P. Cezanne
Vollard A stockbook: no. 4164, portrait de Valabrègue, 115 x 95 cm
Vollard B stockbook: no. 4062, Portrait de Valabrègue, 115 x 95 cm (2200 frs)

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Exhibition History

1904 Berlin: Paul Cassirer, Sonderausstellung Paul Cézanne, no number, Porträt Valabrègue.
1907 Budapest: Nemzeti Salon, Gauguin, Cézanne, et al, no. 78, Portrait of a Man, lent by Vollard.
1907 Prague: Pavillon Manes, Tableaux modernes, no. 53.
1909 Munich: Fruhjahrausstellung der Münchener Sezession, no. 19, Porträt des Herrn Valabrègue, lent by Vollard.
1909b Berlin: Paul Cassirer, XII. Jahrgang, III. Ausstellung, no. 9 (?) ("Le grand portrait de Valabregue, 18,000 frs"), Portrait: Valabrègue, lent by Vollard.
1910 Brighton: Public Art Galleries, Modern French Artists, no. 184, Portrait de M. Albin Valabrègue, lent by Vollard, valued at 15,000 Fr.
1938b Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, Honderd Jaar Fransche Kunst, no. 3, Portrait d'Antony Valabrègue, lent by Pellerin.
1939d London: Wildenstein Galleries, Homage to Paul Cézanne, no. 6, lent by Pellerin.
1939–40 Lyon: Musée de Lyon, Palais Saint-Pierre, Centenaire de Paul Cézanne, no. 7, lent by Pellerin.
1947b New York: Wildenstein Galleries, N.Y, Cézanne, no. 2, ill, lent by Wildenstein.
1952 Chicago and traveling: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Ill, Cézanne, no. 7, lent by Wildenstein.
1964 Lausanne: Palais de Beaulieu, Chefs-d'oeuvre des collections suisses, de Manet à Picasso, no. 85.
1984 Madrid: Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo, Paul Cézanne, no. 3, ill.
1986 Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, Gifts to the Nation: Selected Acquisitions from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
1988–89 London and traveling: Royal Academy of Arts, London, Cézanne: The Early Years, 1859–1872, no. 16, ill.
1999–2000 Baltimore and traveling: The Baltimore Museum, Baltimore, Md, Faces of Impressionism, Portraits from American Collections, no. 13, ill.
2006 Washington, D.C. and traveling: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, Cézanne in Provence, no. 10, ill.
2017–18a Paris: Musée d'Orsay, Cézanne Portraits, no. 12, ill.

Published References

Rivière 1923: Le Maître Paul Cézanne, p. 199, listed.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, 2 vols., no. 126, ill. vol. 2, Portrait de Valabrègue.
Barr 1937: "Cézanne, d'après les lettres de Marion à Morstatt (1865-1868)," p. 43, ill.
Scolari and Barr 1937: "Cézanne d'après les lettres de Marion à Morstatt," p. 45, fig. 3.
Scolari and Barr 1938: "Cézanne in the Letters of Marion to Morstatt, 1865–68," p. 220, fig. 8.
Barnes and de Mazia 1939: The Art of Cézanne, no. 10, ill. p. 152 (analysis pp. 311–12).
Cogniat 1939: Cézanne, pl. 9.
Rewald 1946: The History of Impressionism, p. 120, ill.
Dorival 1948: Cézanne, pl. 22.
Rewald 1948b: Paul Cézanne: A Biography, fig. 22.
Rewald 1948b: Paul Cézanne: A Biography, fig. 22.
Rewald 1950a: Cézanne, fig. 10.
Rewald 1961: The History of Impressionism, p. 138, ill. (with a detailed account of the jury's refusal).
Ramuz 1968: Cézanne Formes, pl. 4.
Andersen 1970: Cézanne's Portrait Drawings, p. 5, fig. 5.
Brion 1974: Cézanne, p. 26.
Elgar 1975: Cézanne, fig. 22.
National Gallery of Art 1975: European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue, no. 2542, p. 63, ill.
Venturi 1978: Cézanne, p. 12, ill.
Plazy 1981: Cézanne, p. 38.
Rewald 1986a: "Paintings by Paul Cézanne in the Mellon Collection," pp. 290–94, fig. 1.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 94, ill. vol. 2 and p. 42, ill. col, vol. 1, Portrait d'Antony Valabrègue.
Lewis 2000: Cézanne, p. 53, pl. 27.
Platzman 2001: Cézanne: The Self-Portraits, p. 43, ill, Portrait d'Antony Valabrègue.
Pissarro 2005: Pioneering Modern Painting: Cézanne & Pissarro 1865–85, p. 37, fig. 25.
Feilchenfeldt 2005e: "Cézannes Gemälde: Formate und Themen, Echtheitsfragen," p. 234, ill.
Riley 2006: "Cézanne in Provence," p. 622, fig. 46, Antony Valabrègue.
Machotka 2008: Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols., vol. 1, fig. 53; vol. 2, p. 55, Portrait d'Antony Valabrègue.
Feilchenfeldt 2011: "Les portraits de grand format," p. 127, fig. 60, Portrait de Antoine Valabrègue.
Echte and Feilchenfeldt 2011b: Kunstsalon Paul Cassirer: Die Ausstellungen 1901-1905 «Man steht da und staunt», Vol. 2, p. 503, ill.
Dombrowski 2013: Cézanne, Murder, and Modern Life, p. 104, fig. 41.
Echte and Feilchenfeldt 2013b: Kunstsalon Cassirer: Die Ausstellungen 1908-1910 «Ganz eigenartige neue Werte», Vol. 4, p. 297, ill.
Guégan 2017: "Bienheureux Cézanne, Retour sur les années 1860," p. 51, fig. 4.

Remarks

Cézanne submitted this portrait of his friend to the Salon of 1866 where it was rejected.

Antony Valabrègue, date unknown
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Portrait d'Antony Valabrègue, 1866, Spring (cat. no. 399)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. http://cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=107 (accessed September 25, 2017).
Record last updated January 10, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.