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Une moderne Olympia
1873–74
Alternate titles: A Modern Olympia; Die neue Olympia; La moderne Olympia; La Nouvelle Olympia; Une moderne Olympia. Esquisse
Rewald: (225) 1873–74; Venturi: (225) 1872–73; Venturi revised: 1872–74; Cézanne fils: 1875; Rivière: 1868 (retouched in 1872?); Vollard: 1872; Cooper: c.1873; Gowing: c.1873; Ratcliffe: probably 1873; Other: P. Gachet: 1872
Oil on canvas
18 1/8 x 21 5/8 in. (46 x 55 cm)
Vollard archives: photo no. 269 abd [264], Annotated by Cézanne's son: 1975

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Exhibition History

1874 Paris: Studio Nadar (35, boulevard des Capucines), Première exposition de la Société Anonyme des Artistes Peintres, Sculpteurs, Graveurs, no. 43, Une moderne Olympia. Esquisse, lent by the artist.
1936c Paris: Musée de l'Orangerie, Cézanne, no. 28, La moderne Olympia, lent by Gachet.
1939b Paris: Société des Artistes Indépendants, Centenaire du peintre indépendant Paul Cézanne, no. 7, Une moderne Olympia, lent by P. Gachet.
1953c Paris: Orangerie, Monticelli et le baroque provençal, no. 13, lent by Louvre.
1954 Paris: Orangerie, Hommage à Cézanne, no. 25, pl. XI, lent by Louvre.
1954–55 Paris: Orangerie, Van Gogh et les peintres d'Auvers-sur-Oise, no. 8.
1956 Aix-en-Provence: Pavillon de Vendôme, Exposition pour commémorer le cinquantenaire de la mort de Cézanne, no. 11, ill, lent by Louvre.
1974 Paris: Orangerie, Cézanne dans les Musées Nationaux, no. 6.
1995–96 Paris and traveling: Grand Palais, Paris, Paul Cézanne: Une Rétrospective, no. 28, ill, shown in Paris only.
1999 Paris and traveling: Grand Palais, Paris, Un ami de Cézanne et de Van Gogh: le docteur Gachet, no. P.G. II-25, fig. 35, 37-40a, 41 and 43 (details), pp. 36–43 (ill. with copies by Paul van Ryssel (Dr Gachet) and Blanche Derousse and technical comparison).
2011–12 Paris: Musée du Luxembourg RMNGP, Cézanne et Paris, no. 48, ill, p. 97, La moderne Olympia, lent by Musée d'Orsay.

Published References

de Montifaud 1874: "Exposition du boulevard des Capucines," p. 310.
Leroy 1874: "L'Exposition des impressionnistes"
Vollard 1914: Paul Cézanne, pl. 10, La Nouvelle Olympia.
Vollard 1921: Paul Cézanne, ill. opp. p. 40, Die neue Olympia, dated 1872.
Rivière 1923: Le Maître Paul Cézanne, p. 198, listed.
Pfister 1927: Cézanne: Gestalt, Werk, Mythos, fig. 26, Die neue Olympia, dated 1872.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, 2 vols., no. 225, ill. vol. 2, Une moderne Olympia.
Rewald 1936e: Cézanne et Zola, pp. 81–82, fig. 15.
Barnes and de Mazia 1939: The Art of Cézanne, no. 34, p. 179, ill. (analysis on p. 314).
Rewald 1939c: Cézanne, Sa Vie, son oeuvre, son amitié pour Zola, p. 202, fig. 43.
Rewald 1946: The History of Impressionism, pp. 245, 248, ill.
Dorival 1948: Cézanne, pl. VIII.
Rewald 1948b: Paul Cézanne: A Biography, fig. 50.
Rewald 1950a: Cézanne, fig. 53.
Florisoone 1952: "Van Gogh et les peintres d'Auvers chez le Dr. Gachet," p. 19, ill.
Rewald 1952: "Gachet's Unknown Gems Emerge," p. 18, ill.
Raynal 1954: Cézanne, p. 34, ill.
Badt 1956: Die Kunst Cézannes, p. 103.
Gachet 1956: Deux Amis des impressionnistes: Le Dr. Gachet et Murer, pp. 57–58.
Adhémar 1958: Catalogue des peintures, pastels, sculptures impressionnistes du Musée du Louvre, pp. 16–17, no. 31.
Bazin 1958: Trésors de l'impressionnisme au Louvre, p. 142.
Sterling and Adhémar 1958: La Peinture au Musée du Louvre, vol. I, fig. 248.
Mathey 1959: Les Impressionnistes et leur temps, p. 25, ill, Une moderne Olympia.
Hofmann 1960: Das irdische Paradies, pl. 124.
Novotny 1961: Cézanne, pl. 3.
Rewald 1961: The History of Impressionism, p. 323, ill.
Pool 1967: Impressionism, pl. 142, A Modern Olympia, dated 1872–73.
Murphy 1968: The World of Cézanne, 1839–1906, p. 67.
Schapiro 1968: "The Apples of Cézanne: An Essay on the Meaning of Still-Life," pl. 10.
Ikegami 1969: Cézanne, pl. 7.
Schapiro 1973: Paul Cézanne, p. 27, ill.
Brion 1974: Cézanne, p. 30.
Elgar 1975: Cézanne, fig. 23.
Wadley 1975: Cézanne and His Art, pl. 19.
Barskaya 1975a: Paul Cézanne, p. 23, ill.
Venturi 1978: Cézanne, p. 60, ill.
Monneret 1978a: Cézanne, Zola . . . La Fraternité du génie, cover, p. 19.
Monneret 1978b: L'Impressionnisme et son époque, vol. 1, p. 120, ill.
Adriani 1980: Paul Cézanne, Der Liebeskampf, pl. 3.
Krumrine 1980: "Cézanne's Bathers: Form and Content," p. 115.
Ponente 1980: Paul Cézanne, pl. 7.
Plazy 1981: Cézanne, p. 33.
Ponente 1981: Cézanne e le avanguardie, Covre: pl. 4.
Geist 1982: "A Skull in Cézanne's 'A Modern Olympia'," p. 15, fig. 12.
Harris 1982: The Art of Cézanne, p. 41, ill. in color.
Muller, J 1982: Cézanne, pl. 8.
Lucie-Smith 1984: Chefs-d'oeuvre impressionnistes du Musée du Jeu de Paume, p. 25, ill.
Wetzel 1984: Paul Cézanne: Leben u. Werk, p. 20/21, ill. in color.
Bonafoux 1986: Les Impressionnistes portraits et confidences, p. 97, ill.
Thomas 1987: The Age of the Impressionists, p. 152, ill.
Lévêque 1988: La Vie et l'oeuvre de Paul Cézanne, p. 65, ill. in color.
Plazy 1988: Cézanne ou la peinture absolue, p. 46, ill. in color.
Distel 1989: Les Collectionneurs des impressionnistes: Amateurs et marchands, p. 201, ill.
Lewis 1989: Cézanne's Early Imagery, p. 105, fig. 50.
Wadley 1989: Cézanne and His Art, p. 25, ill. in color.
Krumrine 1989b: Paul Cézanne: The Bathers, pp. 83–92, pl. 51.
Coutagne 1990c: "Cézanne, tradition et modernité," p. 84, fig. 31.
Naubert-Riser 1992: Cézanne, p. 61.
Arrouye 1995: Cézanne: Paris, Provence, p. 99, ill.
Patin 1995: Cézanne, p. 48.
Cahn 1995b: Paul Cézanne, p. 55, ill.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 225, ill. vol. 2, Une moderne Olympia.
Smith 1996: Interpreting Cézanne, p. 31, fig. 23, A Modern Olympia.
Maloon 1998: "Classic Cézanne," p. 34, fig. 14.
Baumann 2000: "Beyond the Uniform Picture Surface," p. 24, fig. 5, Une moderne Olympia.
Lewis 2000: Cézanne, p. 139, pl. 85.
Platzman 2001: Cézanne: The Self-Portraits, pp. 128, 130–31, 200, fig. 33, Une moderne Olympia.
Ballas 2002: Cézanne, Baigneuses et Baigneurs. Thème et composition, p. 310, no. 262 (listed), ill. pp. 23 and 252 (detail), dated c. 1873, cf. Ch271, 274 and RWC135, 137.
Athanassoglou-Kallmyer 2003: Cézanne and Provence, The Painter in His Culture, p. 86, fig. 2.35, Une moderne Olympia.
Andersen 2004: Cézanne and the Eternal Feminine, p. 179, fig. 93.
Feilchenfeldt 2005c: "Cézannes Motive: Versuch einer neuen Ordnung," p. 203, ill.
Mothe et al. 2006: Cézanne à Auvers-sur-Oise, pp. 112–13, ill.
D'Souza 2008: Cézanne's Bathers, no. 6, ill.
Machotka 2008: Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols., vol. 1, fig. 71; vol. 2, p. 70, Une moderne Olympia.
Mitchell 2009: "A New Tradition: Cézanne, Demuth, and the Invention of Modern Watercolor," p. 282, fig. 10.3, A Modern Olympia.
Vial 2011: "Olympia," p. 97, ill, Une moderne Olympia.
Coutagne 2011d: Cézanne abstraction faite, p. 181, fig. 123.
Whiteley 2012: "Reception of Cézanne: Cézanne and the Past," p. 147, fig. 83, p. 143 (detail), A Modern Olympia.
Dombrowski 2013: Cézanne, Murder, and Modern Life, p. 73, fig. 29 (detail) and pl. 5.
Rubin 2013: "Amitiés et théories: Courbet/Proudhon, Cézanne/Zola ou comment Cézanne connu Courbet," p. 60, fig. 11.
Pola Museum of Art 2015: Cézanne: Pioneer of Modern Art, p. 28, fig. 5.
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Une moderne Olympia, 1873–74 (cat. no. 628)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. http://cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=229 (accessed December 13, 2018).
Record last updated March 25, 2015. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.