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462
Portrait de l'artiste au papier peint olivâtre
1880–81
Alternate titles: Cézanne; Portrait de Cézanne; Selbstbildnis; Self Portrait
Rewald: (482) 1880–81; Venturi: (365) 1879–82; Venturi revised: 1879–82; Cooper: 1880–82 (Courtauld); Gowing: c.1879 (Edinburgh) and 1877 (Burlington)
Oil on canvas
13 3/16 x 10 3/16 in. (33.6 x 26 cm)

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Exhibition History

1917 Zürich: Kunsthaus, Französische Kunst des XIX und XX. Jahrhunderts, no. 36, ill, Portrait de Cézanne, lent by Bernheim-Jeune.
1925a London: Independent Gallery, Ingres to Cézanne, no. 2.
1948 London: Tate Gallery, Samuel Courtauld Memorial Exhibition, no. 7.
1954 Edinburgh and traveling: Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Paintings by Cézanne, no. 21 (dated c.1879), lent by Tate.
1955b Paris: Orangerie, Impressionnistes de la Collection Courtauld de Londres, no. 5, pl. 42.
1998–99 Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales, Classic Cézanne, no. 1, ill, Portrait de l'artiste au papier peint olivâtre.
2006–07 London: National Gallery, Cézanne in Britain, no. 19, ill. (dated c. 1880–81, size: 34.7 x 27 cm), Portrait de l'artiste au papier peint olivâtre.
2009 Aix-en-Provence: Musée Granet, Picasso, Cézanne
2011–12 Paris: Musée du Luxembourg RMNGP, Cézanne et Paris, no. 5, ill, p. 22, Portrait de l'artiste au papier peint olivâtre, lent by National Gallery, London.
2017–18a Paris: Musée d'Orsay, Cézanne Portraits, no. 25, ill.

Published References

Borgmeyer 1913: The Master Impressionists, p. 271, ill, Self Portrait, Collection Pellerin.
Bernheim-Jeune 1914: Cézanne, pl. XXXII.
Bernheim-Jeune 1919: L'Art moderne et quelques aspects de l'art d'autrefois, 2 vols, pl. 14.
Bernard 1920c: "'Vie de Cézanne'; 'Lettres de Cézanne'," p. 131, ill.
Zeisho 1921: Paul Cézanne, fig. 2.
Gasquet 1921b: Cézanne, ill. opp. p. 126 (color), Cézanne.
Arishima 1925: Sezannu [Cézanne], pl. 9.
Earp 1926: "Modern French Painting at the Tate Gallery," p. 79, ill.
Fry 1926: "Le développement de Cézanne," p. 395, ill.
Gasquet 1926: Cézanne, frontispiece.
Manson 1926: "The Courtauld Collection," p. 92, ill.
Preston 1926: "The Courtauld Collection," p. 187, ill.
Tatlock 1926: "The Courtauld Trust," p. 6, ill.
Pfister 1927: Cézanne: Gestalt, Werk, Mythos, fig. 39, Selbstbildnis.
Fry 1927a: Cézanne: A Study of His Development, pp. 55–57, pl. XXXVI, fig. 47.
Meier-Graefe 1927a: Cézanne, pl. XXIX.
Ede 1930: "La Peinture française à la National Modern Foreign Gallery de Londres," p. 357, ill.
Peschcke-Koedt 1934a: "Det syvende Bud," p. 189, ill.
Mack 1935: Paul Cézanne, fig. 27.
Rewald 1936b: "Iconographie de Cézanne: Vu par lui-même," p. 160, fig. 4.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, 2 vols., no. 365, ill. vol. 2, Portrait de Cézanne.
Laver 1937: French Painting and the Nineteenth Century, pl. 92.
Gaunt 1938: "Paul Cézanne: An Essay in Valuation of the Ideals and Achievements of the Greatest Amateur of an Amateur Age in Painting," p. 146, ill.
Mellquist 1943: "The Armory Show Thirty Years Later," p. 298, ill.
Dorival 1948: Cézanne, pl. 61 (comments pp. 153–54; quote there from Rilke's letter does not apply to this picture).
Rothenstein 1949: Modern Foreign Pictures in the Tate Gallery, pl. 61.
Schapiro 1952a: Cézanne, pp. 52–53, ill.
Cooper 1954a: "Two Cézanne Exhibitions," p. 349.
Cooper 1954b: The Courtauld Collection, no. 8, pl. 6.
Gowing 1956: "Notes on the Development of Cézanne," p. 189.
Uchida 1960: Cézanne, p. 27, ill.
Dobai 1961: "Über das Verhältnis Cézannes zu seinen Vorbildern," p. 15, ill.
Levey 1962: A Concise History of Paintings: From Giotto to Cézanne, fig. 545.
Leonhard 1966: Paul Cézanne in Selbstzeugnissen und Bilddokumenten, p. 142, ill.
Murphy 1968: The World of Cézanne, 1839–1906, p. 106.
Andersen 1970: Cézanne's Portrait Drawings, p. 27, fig. 22.
Davies 1970: National Gallery Catalogues. French School: Early 19th Century, Impressionists, Post-Impressionists etc, pp. 17–18, no. 4135.
Huyghe 1971: Impressionism, p. 234, ill.
Schapiro 1973: Paul Cézanne, pl. 11 (with comments).
Wadley 1975: Cézanne and His Art, pl. 32.
Barskaya 1975a: Paul Cézanne, p. 168, ill.
Stokes 1978: "Cézanne," commentary p. 272, fig. 103.
Harris 1982: The Art of Cézanne, p. 7, ill. in color.
Rewald 1986b: Cézanne: A Biography, p. 134, ill.
Thomas 1987: The Age of the Impressionists, p. 158, ill.
Kendall 1988: Cézanne: By Himself, p. 87, ill.
Wadley 1989: Cézanne and His Art, p. 39, ill. in color.
Naubert-Riser 1992: Cézanne, p. 73.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 482, ill. vol. 2, Portrait de l'artiste au papier peint olivâtre.
Lewis 2000: Cézanne, cover; p. 183, pl. 115.
Platzman 2001: Cézanne: The Self-Portraits, p. 180, 197, fig. 14, Portrait de l'artiste au papier peint olivâtre.
Lewis 2002: "The Path to Les Lauves: A History of Cézanne's Studios," fig. 19 (detail), ill. in color.
Feilchenfeldt 2005b: "Cézannes Sammler. Von Zola bis Annenberg," p. 190, ill.
Brettell and Eisenmann 2006: Nineteenth-Century Art in the Norton Simon Museum, p. 298, fig. 80b, Self Portrait.
Machotka 2008: Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols., vol. 1, fig. 182; vol. 2, p. 127, Portrait de l'artiste au papier peint olivâtre.
Cézanne 2011: "Paul Cézanne: L'homme," p. 22, ill, Portrait de l'artiste au papier peint olivâtre.
Machotka 2011b: "I ritratti di Cézanne: il volto umano della grande pitura," p. 85, fig. 53.
Colrat 2013: Cézanne: Joindre les mains errantes de la nature, p. 205, pl. 92.

Remarks

For a discussion of the wallpaper background, see Rewald (1996, pp. 320–21). Roger Fry made a painted copy of this portrait. 

Roger Fry, Copy after a Self-Portrait by Cézanne, 1926, oil on board, 35.8 x 28.6 cm. The Courtauld Gallery, London (Samuel Courtauld Trust; Roger Fry Bequest, 1935)
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Portrait de l'artiste au papier peint olivâtre, 1880–81 (cat. no. 462)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. http://cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=471 (accessed October 16, 2017).
Record last updated December 2, 2015. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.