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390
Portrait de Paul Cézanne
c. 1862–64
Alternate titles: Self-Portrait
Rewald: (72) c.1862–64; Venturi: (18) 1858–61; Venturi revised: c.1861; Rivière: 1862; Gowing: (London) c.1861–62; Ratcliffe: possibly 1861; Reff: 1861 or later
Oil on canvas
17 5/16 x 14 5/8 in. (44 x 37 cm)
Private collection, New York

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Exhibition History

1939–40 Lyon: Musée de Lyon, Palais Saint-Pierre, Centenaire de Paul Cézanne, no. 1, pl. I, lent by Lecomte.
1952–53 Paris: Bibliothèque Nationale, Émile Zola, no. 39.
1954 Paris: Orangerie, Hommage à Cézanne, no. 1, lent by private collection, Paris.
1988–89 London and traveling: Royal Academy of Arts, London, Cézanne: The Early Years, 1859–1872, no. 2, ill.
2011–12 New York: Neue Galerie, N.Y, The Ronald S. Lauder Collection: Selections from the 3rd Century BC to the 20th Century, p. 232, pl. 96.
2017–18 Paris and traveling: Musée d'Orsay, Paris, Cézanne Portraits, no. 1.1, ill.
2017–18a Paris: Musée d'Orsay, Cézanne Portraits, no. 71, ill.

Published References

Wedderkop 1922a: "Paul Cézanne," p. 683, ill.
Wedderkop 1922b: Paul Cézanne, ill.
Rivière 1923: Le Maître Paul Cézanne, p. 196, listed.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, 2 vols., no. 18, ill. vol. 2, Portrait de Paul Cézanne.
Rewald 1936e: Cézanne et Zola, fig. 4 (ill. with photograph after which it was presumably painted).
Novotny 1938: Cézanne und das Ende der wissenschaftlichen Perspektive, pp. 101–02, note 94.
Rewald 1939c: Cézanne, Sa Vie, son oeuvre, son amitié pour Zola, fig. 10.
Bazin 1947: L'Epoque impressionniste, pl. 18.
Dorival 1948: Cézanne, pl. 1.
Rewald 1948b: Paul Cézanne: A Biography, fig. 10.
Rewald 1950a: Cézanne, fig. 2.
Leonhard 1966: Paul Cézanne in Selbstzeugnissen und Bilddokumenten, p. 78, ill.
Pool 1967: Impressionism, pl. 7, Self-Portrait, dated 1858–61.
Murphy 1968: The World of Cézanne, 1839–1906, p. 9.
Schapiro 1973: Paul Cézanne, p. 56, ill.
Elgar 1975: Cézanne, fig. 6.
Cachin and Rishel 1995: Cézanne, p. 146, ill.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 72, ill. vol. 2, Portrait de Paul Cézanne.
Reff 1997a: "The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné by John Rewald: Review," p. 800, dates the painting 1861 or later.
Lewis 2000: Cézanne, p. 40, pl. 15.
Freudenberg 2001: Der Zweifler Cézanne, pl. 6.
Platzman 2001: Cézanne: The Self-Portraits, p. 27, 195, fig. 1, Portrait de Paul Cézanne, dated 1862–64.
Athanassoglou-Kallmyer 2003: Cézanne and Provence, The Painter in His Culture, p. 16, fig. 1.1, Portrait de Paul Cézanne.
Société Paul Cézanne 2005: P. Cézanne: Les sites provençaux, p. 49, ill, Self-Portrait.
Machotka 2008: Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols., vol. 1, fig. 51; vol. 2, p. 54, Portrait de Paul Cézanne.
Lauder 2011: The Ronald S. Lauder Collection: Selections from the 3rd Century BC to the 20th Century, Germany, Austria, and France, p. 232, pl. 96.
Elderfield, Morton, Rey 2017a: Cézanne Portraits, p. 47, fig. 19.

Remarks

This work was probably executed after a circa 1861 photograph.

Photograph of Paul Cézanne, c. 1861
John Rewald Papers. National Gallery of Art, Gallery Archives
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Portrait de Paul Cézanne, c. 1862–64 (cat. no. 390)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. http://cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=7 (accessed November 20, 2018).
Record last updated April 23, 2015. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.