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Portrait de Gustave Boyer
c. 1870
Alternate titles: Portrait de Boyer; Porträt Courbet
Rewald: (176) c.1870; Venturi: (132) 1870–71; Venturi revised: 1868; Rivière: 1873; Machotka et al: c.1871
Oil on canvas
18 x 15 in. (45.7 x 38 cm)
Vollard C stockbook: no. 7154, Tête d'homme. époque ancien, 46 x 38 cm
Vollard archives: photo no. 135, Annotated by Cézanne's son: circa 1870

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Exhibition History

1904 Berlin: Paul Cassirer, Sonderausstellung Paul Cézanne, no number, Porträt Courbet, tentative identification.
1936g New York: Bignou Gallery, N.Y, Paul Cézanne, no. 6, Portrait de Boyer, lent by Vollard.
1937 Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts, Mich, Cézanne
1938d New York: Bignou Gallery, N.Y, Masterpieces by 19th Century French Painters, no. 4.
1939c London: Alex Reid & Lefevre, Milestones of French Painting, no. 1.
1946–47 Toledo and traveling: Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, The Spirit of Modern France, no. 53.
1949 Toronto: Art Gallery of Toronto, Ontario, Canadian National Exhibition, no. 4.
1954 Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts, Mich, Two Sides of the Medal: French painting from Gèrôme to Gauguin, no. 96, ill.
1957 Milwaukee: Milwaukee Art Institute, Wis, Inaugural Exhibition, no. 63, ill.
1971 Halifax and traveling: Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, French Painting, 1840–1924, no. 7, ill.

Published References

Rivière 1923: Le Maître Paul Cézanne, p. 200, listed.
Breuning 1936: "Exhibition at Bignou Gallery," p. 26, ill.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, 2 vols., no. 132, ill. vol. 2, Portrait de Boyer.
Hubbard 1947: "Recent Acquisitions of the National Gallery of Canada," pp. 229, 231.
Hubbard 1959: The National Gallery of Canada: Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture, p. 4, no. 4550, ill.
Hubbard 1962: European Paintings in Canadian Collections,vol. II, pp. xxii, 150.
Sterling and Salinger 1967: French Paintings: A Catalogue of the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. III, pp. 97–98.
Boggs 1971: The National Gallery of Canada, p. 40, fig. 50.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 176, ill. vol. 2, Portrait de Gustave Boyer.
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Portrait de Gustave Boyer, c. 1870 (cat. no. 428)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed June 20, 2018).
Record last updated March 25, 2014. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.