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La Corbeille de pommes
c. 1893
Alternate titles: Apfel, Flasche und Kuchen; Corbeille de pommes; Korb mit Äpfeln; Le Panier de pommes; Les Pommes; Nature morte: La Corbeille de pommes; Pommes; Still Life; Stilleben; The Basket of Apples
Rewald: (800) c.1893; Venturi: (600) 1890–94; Venturi revised: c.1895; Rivière: 1883; Vollard: 1885
Oil on canvas
25 5/8 x 31 1/2 in. (65 x 80 cm)
Signed lower left in red-brown: P. Cezanne


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Exhibition History

1895 Paris: Galerie Vollard, Paul Cézanne
1904 Berlin: Paul Cassirer, Sonderausstellung Paul Cézanne, no number, Korb mit Äpfeln, [Geschäftsbücher].
1908b Berlin: Paul Cassirer, [group exhibition], XI. Jahrgang, Winter 1908/1909, II. Ausstellung, no. 17, Apfel, Flasche und Kuchen.
1912c Paris: Manzi, Joyant & Cie, Exposition d'art moderne, no. 3, Pommes, lent by Bernheim-Jeune.
1917b Paris: Paul Rosenberg, Art français du XIXe siècle au profit de l'Association Générale des mutilés de la guerre, no. 5, Corbeille de pommes, lent by Hessel.
1919 Paris: Paul Rosenberg, L'art français au XIXe siècle
1920d Paris: Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Cézanne, no. 28, Les Pommes, lent by Hessel.
1922d Paris: Paul Rosenberg, Les Maîtres du siècle passé, no. 9 (dated 1885), Le Panier de pommes, lent by Jos. Hessel.
1924a Paris: Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Exposition Paul Cézanne (au profit de la caisse du monument Cézanne)
1925 Boston: Boston Art Club, Mass, Modern French Paintings from the Birch-Bartlett Collection
1925 Minneapolis: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minn, Modern French Paintings from the Birch-Bartlett Collection
1929 Cambridge, Mass.: Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Mass, French Painting of the XIXth and XXth Centuries, no. 6, pl. XXIV, La Corbeille de pommes, lent by Chicago.
1933b Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, Ill, A Century of Progress, no. 305 (dated c. 1885), lent by Art Institute.
1934 Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, Ill, A Century of Progress, no. 290 (dated c. 1885), The Basket of Apples, lent by The Art Institute of Chicago.
1934 Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Pa, Cézanne, no. 17 (dated c. 1885), The Basket of Apples, lent by Art Institute of Chicago.
1946 Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, Ill, Modern Paintings in the Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial from The Birch Bartlett Collection, no number, ill.
1952 Chicago and traveling: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Ill, Cézanne, no. 54, ill, lent by Art Institute of Chicago.
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. 25, shown in Chicago only.
2006–07 New York and traveling: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, N.Y, Cézanne to Picasso: Ambroise Vollard, Patron of the Avant-Garde, no. 44, fig. 39, pp. 37, 342–43, La Corbeille de pommes.
2008 Fort Worth: Kimbell Museum of Art, Tex, The Impressionists: Master Paintings from the Art Institute of Chicago, no. 67, ill.
2012–13 Budapest: Museum of Fine Arts, Cézanne and the Past: Tradition and Creativity, no. 103, ill.
2014a Madrid: Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Cézanne: Site/Non-site, possible loan, hors catalogue.

Published References

Natanson 1895: "Paul Cézanne"
Bernard 1908a: "Erinnerungen an Paul Cézanne," p. 521, ill.
Meier-Graefe 1910: Paul Cézanne, 3rd ed, p. 79, ill.
Hind 1911: The Post-Impressionists, ill. opp. p. 74, Still Life.
Lawton 1911: "Paul Cézanne," p. 57, ill.
Weisbach 1911: Impressionismus: Ein Problem der Malerei in der Antike und Neuzeit, 2 vols., vol. 2, p. 162, ill, Stilleben.
Alexandre 1912a: "Exposition d'art moderne," p. VII, no. 6, Pommes.
Borgmeyer 1913: The Master Impressionists, p. 230, ill, Still Life, Collection Hessel.
Meier-Graefe 1913: Paul Cézanne, p. 76, ill.
New York Times 1913: "A Private Collection in Germany That Contains Fourteen Examples of the Art of Paul Cézanne, a Great Modern, Who Already Is Placed with the Old Masters, in Darmstadt," p. 15, ill, Hessel collection.
Vollard 1914: Paul Cézanne, pl. 33, La Corbeille de pommes.
Stuart 1917: "Cézanne and His Place in Impressionism," p. 335, ill, Still Life, "Collection Joseph Hessel".
Meier-Graefe 1918: Cézanne und sein Kreis. Ein Beitrag zur Entwicklungsgeschichte mit 127 Tonätzungen und fünfzehn Heliogravüren, p. 153, ill.
Coquiot 1919: Paul Cézanne, p. 246.
Meier-Graefe 1920: Cézanne und sein Kreis. Ein Beitrag zur Entwicklungsgeschichte, p. 153, ill.
Vollard 1921: Paul Cézanne, ill. opp. p. 120, Stilleben, dated circa 1885.
Meier-Graefe 1922: Cézanne und sein Kreis, p. 185, ill.
Rivière 1923: Le Maître Paul Cézanne, p. 211, listed, erroneously listed as Pellerin collection.
Denis 1924b: "Le Dessin de Cézanne," p. 41, ill.
Art Institute of Chicago Bulletin 1926: "Cézanne, Rousseau Picasso," pp. 62–63, ill. on cover.
Tatlock 1926: "The Courtauld Trust," p. 28, ill.
Watson 1926c: "A Note on the Birch-Bartlett Collection," p. 304, ill.
Zabel 1928: "An American Gallery of Modern Painting," pp. 232–33, ill. p. 227.
Art Institute of Chicago 1929: Modern Paintings in the Helen Birch-Bartlett Memorial Collection, 2nd ed., pp. 8–9, ill.
Bertram 1929: Cézanne, pl. 22.
Bulliet 1930: Apples and Madonnas: Emotional Expression in Modern Art, p. 56, ill.
Larguier 1936: Paul Cézanne ou le drame de la pienture, p. 25, ill.
D'Ors 1936a: Paul Cézanne, fig. 2.
D'Ors 1936b: "Crise de Cézanne," p. 363, fig. 2, Nature morte: La Corbeille de pommes.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, 2 vols., no. 600, ill. vol. 2, La Corbeille de pommes.
Goldwater 1938: "Cézanne in America: The Master's Paintings in American Collections," p. 141, ill.
Jewell 1944a: Paul Cézanne, p. 21, ill.
Loran 1952: "Cézanne in 1952," fig. 3, p. 7.
Storey 1952: "Retrospettiva Cézanne," p. 194, ill. (detail).
Schapiro 1952a: Cézanne, pp. 90–91, ill.
Schapiro 1952b: Paul Cézanne, p. 17.
Rousseau 1953: Paul Cézanne, 1839–1906, pl. 18.
Hamilton 1956: "Cézanne, Bergson and the Image of Time," p. 8, ill.
Erpel 1958: Paul Cézanne, p. 27.
Art Institute of Chicago 1961: Paintings in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection, p. 72.
Levey 1962: A Concise History of Paintings: From Giotto to Cézanne, fig. 549.
Murphy 1968: The World of Cézanne, 1839–1906, p. 88.
Longaker 1970: Art, Style & History: A Selective Survey of Art, pp. 223–24, pl. 12.
Schapiro 1973: Paul Cézanne, pl. 30, with comments.
Kelder 1980: The Great Book of French Impressionism, pp. 408-09, ill.
Muller, J 1982: Cézanne, pl. 32.
Brettell 1986: "The Bartletts and the 'Grande Jatte:' Collecting Modern Painting in the 1920s," no. 1 of checklist, ill.
Pickvance and Takumi 1986: Cézanne, p. 125, ill, b/w.
Kendall 1988: Cézanne: By Himself, p. 190, ill.
Verdi 1992: Cézanne, p. 143, fig. 123.
Baron and Bonafoux 1993: Cézanne: Les Natures Mortes, p. 33, ill.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 800, ill. vol. 2, La Corbeille de pommes.
Lewis 2000: Cézanne, p. 282, pl. 175.
Schmidt 2004a: Cézannes Lehre, fig. 52.
Jensen 2006: "Vollard and Cézanne: An Anatomy of a Relationship," p. 37, fig.39, The Basket of Apples.
Echte and Feilchenfeldt 2011b: Kunstsalon Paul Cassirer: Die Ausstellungen 1901-1905 «Man steht da und staunt», Vol. 2, p. 516, ill.
Echte and Feilchenfeldt 2013b: Kunstsalon Cassirer: Die Ausstellungen 1908-1910 «Ganz eigenartige neue Werte», Vol. 4, p. 53, ill.
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "La Corbeille de pommes, c. 1893 (cat. no. 860)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed December 13, 2018).
Record last updated October 1, 2015. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.