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La Montagne Sainte-Victoire au grand pin
Alternate titles: Mont Sainte-Viktoire; Mont Saint[e] Victoire; Mont-Victoire; Montagne Sainte-Victoire with Large Pine; Sainte-Victoire
Rewald: (598) 1886–87; Venturi: (455) 1885–87; Venturi revised: 1886–87; Cooper: 1886–87, before No. 599; Gowing: before No. 599; Ratcliffe: after 1885
Oil on canvas
23 1/2 x 28 1/2 in. (59.7 x 72.5 cm)
Vollard A stockbook: no. 3768, huile; une quantité de petits plans de verdure et de maisons, au loin Ste. Victoire, 60 x 73 cm (175 frs)
Vollard C stockbook: no. 7019, Vallée de l'Arc. Viaduc du chemin de fer, 60 x 73 cm
Vollard archives: photo no. 296, Annotated by Cézanne;s son: Aix 1888


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Exhibition History

1913 Darmstadt: Mathildenhöhe, Sammlung G.F. Reber, no. 17, Mont-Victoire.
1928 Washington, D.C.: Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C, Survey of Painting from Chardin to Derain
1928d New York: Wildenstein Galleries, N.Y, Paul Cézanne, no. 9, Mont Saint[e] Victoire, lent by Phillips Gallery.
1938c New York: Galerie Durand-Ruel, N.Y, Cézanne, no. 15.
1940c New York: The Museum of Modern Art, N.Y, Modern Masters from European and American Collections, no. 8, ill, pl. 18.
1944 Toronto: Art Gallery of Toronto, Ontario, Great Paintings, no. 3, ill.
1945b New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, Conn, Aspects of French Civilization
1945–46 Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, N.Y, Landscape, no. 61, ill.
1947b New York: Wildenstein Galleries, N.Y, Cézanne, no. 34, ill, lent by Phillips Gallery.
1950 Minneapolis: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minn, The Art of Cézanne, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire au grand pin, lent by Phillips.
1971 Washington, D.C. and traveling: Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C, Cézanne: An Exhibition in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Phillips Collection, no. 14.
1984–85 Los Angeles and traveling: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, Calif, A Day in the Country: Impressionism and the French Landscape, no. 131.
1990 Edinburgh: National Gallery of Scotland, Cézanne and Poussin: The Classical Vision in Landscape, no. 41, ill.
1995–96 Paris and traveling: Grand Palais, Paris, Paul Cézanne: Une Rétrospective, no. 93, ill.
1997–98 Stockholm: Nationalmuseum, Cezanne i blickpunkten, no. 13, ill, pp. 56–57 (dated 1885–87).
2012 Tokyo: National Art Center, Paris—Provence, no. 41, ill.
2012–13 Budapest: Museum of Fine Arts, Cézanne and the Past: Tradition and Creativity, no. 4, ill.

Published References

Meier-Graefe 1915: Entwicklungsgeschichte der moderne Kunst, vol. 3, pl. 500.
Meier-Graefe 1918: Cézanne und sein Kreis. Ein Beitrag zur Entwicklungsgeschichte mit 127 Tonätzungen und fünfzehn Heliogravüren, ill. opp. p. 152.
Meier-Graefe 1920: Cézanne und sein Kreis. Ein Beitrag zur Entwicklungsgeschichte, ill. opp. p. 152.
Meier-Graefe 1922: Cézanne und sein Kreis, p. 177, ill.
Phillips 1926: A Collection in the Making, pl. 45.
Pfister 1927: Cézanne: Gestalt, Werk, Mythos, fig. 87, Mont Sainte-Viktoire, dated 1885.
Freund 1928: "Von den Amerikanischen Muséen," p. 499, ill.
Phillips 1930a: "A Collection in the Making," p. 8, ill.
Gasquet 1930b: Cézanne, ill. opp. p. 100.
Phillips 1930b: "Modern Art, 1930," p. 141, ill.
Phillips 1931: The Artist Sees Differently, pl. 54.
Benson 1935: "Cézanne and the Impressionists at the Bignou Gallery," p. 359, ill.
Venturi 1935a: I'Impressionismo, fig. 15, Sainte-Victoire, dated 1987.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, 2 vols., no. 455, ill. vol. 2, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire au grand pin.
Goldwater 1938: "Cézanne in America: The Master's Paintings in American Collections," p. 150, ill.
Novotny 1938: Cézanne und das Ende der wissenschaftlichen Perspektive, fig. 4, list of motifs, p. 203, no. 83.
Cogniat 1939: Cézanne, pl. 54.
Frankfurter 1940c: "...and the Modern Masters," p. 29, ill. in color .
Shoolman and Slatkin 1942: The Enjoyment of Art in America, pl. 567.
Rewald 1946: The History of Impressionism, p. 378, ill.
Watkins 1946: The Language of Design, p. 166.
Vaudoyer 1947: Les Peintres provençaux de Nicolas Froment à Paul Cezanné, p. 85, ill.
Dorival 1948: Cézanne, pl. 90.
Kimball and Venturi 1948: Great Paintings in America: One Hundred and One Masterpieces in Color, no. 90, ill.
Rewald 1948b: Paul Cézanne: A Biography, figs. 82–93 (with photograph of motif).
Rewald 1950a: Cézanne, fig. 50.
Venturi 1950a: Impressionists and Symbolists: Manet, Degas, Monet, Pissarro, Sisley, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, fig. 129.
Carpenter 1951: "Cézanne and Tradition," fig. 12.
Rewald 1953: "Modern Fakes of Modern Pictures," p. 18, ill.
Raynal 1954: Cézanne, p. 66, ill.
Novotny 1961: Cézanne, pl. 24.
Rewald 1961: The History of Impressionism, p. 536, ill.
Lindsay 1969a: "Cézanne and Zola," p. 25, ill.
Elderfield 1971: "Drawing in Cézanne," p. 55, ill.
Venturi 1978: Cézanne, ill. p. 88.
Rewald 1989: Cézanne and America: Dealers, Collectors, Artists and Critics, 1891–1921, p. 340, fig. 174.
Coutagne 1990c: "Cézanne, tradition et modernité," p. 102, fig. 47.
Naubert-Riser 1992: Cézanne, p. 91.
Arrouye 1995: Cézanne: Paris, Provence, p. 88-89, ill.
De Lartigue 1995: Les paysages de Paul Cézanne, p. 106, ill.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 598, ill. vol. 2, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire au grand pin.
Benesch 2000: "From the Incomplete to the Unfinished: Realisation in the Work of Paul Cézanne," p. 47, fig. 8, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire au grand pin.
Kropmanns and Fleckner 2001: "Von Kontinentaler Bedeutung: Gottlieb Friedrich Reber und seine Sammlungen," p. 387 (listed).
Ely 2006b: "Gardanne, Montbriand and Bellevue," p. 160, fig. 12, Montagne Sainte-Victoire with Large Pine.
Machotka 2008: Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols., vol. 1, fig. 223; vol. 2, p. 153, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire au grand pin.
Morton 2013: "Courbet, Cézanne: L'art de paindre en série," p. 78, fig. 4.
Chédeville 2014d: "Le Viaduc dans la plaine de l'Arc III"
Coutagne 2015: "P. Cézanne, sur la colline de la Constance–Valcros," ill. p. 52.
Marchesseau 2017: Paul Cezanne, Le chant de la terre, p. 212, ill.
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "La Montagne Sainte-Victoire au grand pin, 1886–87 (cat. no. 234)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed October 19, 2018).
Record last updated November 14, 2014. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.