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Trois poires
Alternate titles: Les trois Poires; Pere
Rewald: (345) 1878–79; Venturi: (201) 1873–77; Venturi revised: 1873–77
Oil on canvas
8 1/8 x 10 3/16 in. (20.5 x 26 cm)


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decade: 1870–79 »
theme: Still life »

Exhibition History

1920 Venice: Biennale, Mostra Individuale di Paul Cézanne, no. 8 (dated 1875), Pere, lent by Fabbri.
1921 Basel: Kunsthalle, Cézanne, no. 23, Les trois Poires, lent by Fabbri.
1939a New York: Valentine Gallery, N.Y, Four Paintings by Cézanne, no. II, ill, Trois poires.
1952 New York: Fine Arts Associates [Otto Gerson], N.Y, Cézanne: Rarely Shown Works, no. 3, ill, lent by Mme Guillaume.

Published References

Henraux 1920: "I Cézanne della raccolta Fabbri," p. 53.
Germain 1924: Pèlerinages européens, pp. 9–10.
Henraux 1924: "Une Grande Collection de Cézanne en Italie, la Collection Egisto Fabbri," p. 338, ill.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, 2 vols., no. 201, ill. vol. 2, Trois poires.
Rewald 1986a: "Paintings by Paul Cézanne in the Mellon Collection," pp. 303–06, fig. 10.
Rewald 1989: Cézanne and America: Dealers, Collectors, Artists and Critics, 1891–1921, p. 25.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 345, ill. vol. 2, Trois poires.
Bardazzi 2007b: Cézanne in Florence: Two Collectors and the 1910 Exhibition of Impressionism, p. 260, fig. 11, Trois poires.


Egisto Fabbri, an early Cézanne collector and a painter himself, once owned this still life and made a faithful copy of it (see Rewald, 1996, p. 231). He copied other paintings in his collection, notably Le Garçon au gilet rouge, 1888–90 (497).

Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Trois poires, 1878–79 (cat. no. 754)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed December 13, 2018).
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