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La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue de Bibémus
c. 1897
Alternate titles: La Montagne rocheuse; La Montagne Sainte-Victoire, vue de Bibémus; Le Mont Sainte-Victoire vu de la carrière de Bibémus; Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from Bibémus Quarry; Montagne Sainte-Victoire seen from Bibémus; Sainte-Victoire seen from Bibemus
Rewald: (837) c.1897; Venturi: (766) 1898–1900; Venturi revised: 1895–99; Ratcliffe: between 1895 and 1899; Reff: 1898–99
Oil on canvas
25 5/8 x 31 7/8 in. (65 x 81 cm)
Vollard A stockbook: no. 3479, huile; au 1r plan des blocs de rochers rouges sur lesquels poussent des arbustes vertes, au fond la montagne Ste Victoire sur un ciel gris bleu, 65 x 81 cm (200 frs)

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Exhibition History

1907a Paris: Grand Palais, Rétrospective d'oeuvres de Cézanne (Salon d'Automne), no. 39, La Montagne rocheuse, lent by Gangnat.
1949 Baltimore: The Baltimore Museum of Art, Md, Selections from the Cone Collection
1950–51a Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Arts, Pa, Diamond Jubilee Exhibition, Masterpieces of Painting, no. 86, ill, Sainte-Victoire seen from Bibemus, lent by Baltimore.
1951 Baltimore: The Baltimore Museum of Art, Md, From Ingres to Gauguin: French Nineteenth Century Paintings Owned in Maryland, no. 151, ill.
1952 Chicago and traveling: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Ill, Cézanne, no. 108, ill, lent by Baltimore.
1955a Paris: Orangerie, De David à Toulouse-Lautrec: Chefs-d'oeuvre des collections américaines, no. 4, pl. 68, lent by Baltimore.
1959e New York: Wildenstein Galleries, N.Y, Cézanne, no. 49, ill, lent by Baltimore.
1963 Rotterdam: Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, no. 27, pl. 3.
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. 27.
1977–78 New York and traveling: The Museum of Modern Art, New York and Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, Cézanne: The Late Work, no. 12, pl. 37.
1978a Paris: Grand Palais, Cézanne: Les dernières années (1895–1906), no. 38, ill.
1995–96 Paris and traveling: Grand Palais, Paris, Paul Cézanne: Une Rétrospective, no. 175, ill.
2006 Washington, D.C. and traveling: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, Cézanne in Provence, no. 88, ill, shown in Washington only.
2009 Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pa, Cézanne and Beyond, pl. 86, p. 272, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue de Bibémus.
2009–2010 Montclair and traveling: Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, N.J, Cézanne and American Modernism, no. 16, ill, p. 158, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue de Bibémus.

Published References

Werth 1925: "La Collection Gangnat," p. 55.
Meier-Graefe 1925b: "Die Sammlung Gangnat," p. 358, ill.
Loran 1930: "Cézanne's Country," p. 529.
George 1931: "The Twilight of a God," fig. IV.
Faure 1936: Cézanne, pl. 51.
Raynal 1936: Cézanne, pl. LIII.
Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, 2 vols., no. 766, ill. vol. 2, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire, vue de Bibémus.
Schenck 1937: "Girl with Her Doll," fig. 6.
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. 15 (list of motifs, p. 198, no. 34).
Zervos 1938: Histoire de l'art contemporain, p. 40, ill.
Loran 1943: Cézanne's Composition, pp. 61–65, pl. X.
Rewald 1944: "As Cézanne Recreated Nature," p. 11, ill.
Rewald 1946: The History of Impressionism, ill. opp. p. 414.
Brian 1950: "The Baltimore Museum's Cone Collection: A Pointed Star," cover, ill.
Guerry 1950: Cézanne et l'expression de l'espace, fig. 22.
Schapiro 1952a: Cézanne, pp. 110–11, ill.
Raynal 1954: Cézanne, p. 104, ill.
Badt 1956: Die Kunst Cézannes, pl. 29.
Erpel 1958: Paul Cézanne, p. 45.
Hofmann 1960: Das irdische Paradies, pl. XII.
Rewald 1961: The History of Impressionism, p. 559, ill.
Taillandier 1961: P. Cézanne, p. 75.
Pollack 1962: The Collectors: Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone, p. 171, ill. (shows painting in Claribel's sitting room).
Murphy 1968: The World of Cézanne, 1839–1906, p. 87.
D'Harnoncourt 1971: "The Necessary Cézanne," p. 39, ill.
Schapiro 1973: Paul Cézanne, p. 61 and pl. 42, with comments.
Elgar 1975: Cézanne, fig. 110.
Rewald 1977a: "Cézanne's Final Decade," p. 42, ill.
Embiricos 1978: "Cézanne et la répétition," p. 70, ill.
Gordon 1978: "The Expressionist Cézanne," p. 34, ill.
Plazy 1981: Cézanne, cover, p. 140.
Muller, J 1982: Cézanne, pl. 27.
Richardson 1985: Dr. Claribel & Miss Etta: The Cone collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art, p. 175, ill. p. 111.
Rewald 1986b: Cézanne: A Biography, p. 246, ill.
Kendall 1988: Cézanne: By Himself, p. 275, ill.
Düchting 1989: Paul Cézanne: Natur wird Kunst, p. 217, ill.
Coutagne 1990c: "Cézanne, tradition et modernité," p. 119, fig. 71.
Coutagne 1995: Cézanne en Provence
De Lartigue 1995: Les paysages de Paul Cézanne, p. 127, ill.
Coutagne et al. 1996: Les Sites Cézanniens du Pays d'Aix: Hommage à John Rewald, p. 144.
Machotka 1996: Cézanne: Landscape into Art, p. 99, fig. 67, with photographs of the motif, p. 98, figs. 65 and 66, Le Mont Sainte-Victoire vu de la carrière de Bibémus.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 837, ill. vol. 2, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue de Bibémus.
Smith 1996: Interpreting Cézanne, p. 59, fig. 49, Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from Bibémus Quarry.
Lewis 2000: Cézanne, p. 300, pl. 187.
Coutagne 2002: "The Major Works in the Lauves Studio," fig. 32, ill. in color.
Athanassoglou-Kallmyer 2003: Cézanne and Provence, The Painter in His Culture, p. 174, fig. 4.29, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue de Bibémus.
Keyes 2003: "Reconsideration of Late Variants of Cézanne's 'Theme of Mont Sainte-Victoire'," p. 35, fig. 3.
Société Paul Cézanne 2005: P. Cézanne: Les sites provençaux, p. 89, ill. with photos of motif (c. 1935 and 1962), p. 88, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue de Bibémus.
Farber 2006: Autour de Cézanne, p. 43, ill. in color.
Riley 2006: "Cézanne in Provence," p. 628, fig. 54, Montagne Sainte-Victoire seen from Bibémus.
Machotka 2008: Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols., vol. 1, fig. 316; vol. 2, p. 214, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue de Bibémus.
Van Look 2008: Sehrevolte der Scheinung: Cézanne am Mont Sainte-Victoire, p. 1 of illustrations.
Golding 2009: "Cézanne, Braque and Pictorial Space," p. 272, pl. 86, Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from Bibémus Quarry.
Rothkopf 2010: "The Cone Sisters: Discovering Cézanne and Modern Art," p. 90, pl. 16 (detail).
Machotka 2011a: "Des paysages du nord aux premiers pas du cubisme," p. 197, fig. 114, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue de Bibémus.
Coutagne 2011d: Cézanne abstraction faite, p. 57, fig. 35.
Freudenberg 2012: "'And the picture, once left, torments us and pursues us': Cézanne and Delacroix," p. 61, fig. 29, Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from Bibémus Quarry.
Colrat 2013: Cézanne: Joindre les mains errantes de la nature, p. 128, pl. 36.
Machotka 2014: Cézanne: Landscape into Art, p. 167, fig. 61s, with black and white and color photos of motif, p. 167, figs. 61a and 61b, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue de Bibémus.
Nagaï 2016: "Cézanne and Jas de Bouffan," p. 136, ill.
Lobstein 2017a: "Biographie," p. 359, ill.

Supplemental Images

Composite photograph of motif. Courtesy John Rewald Archive, Department of Image Collections, National Gallery of Art Library, Washignton, D.C.
Erle Loran
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue de Bibémus, c. 1897 (cat. no. 315)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. http://cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=812 (accessed September 25, 2017).
Record last updated December 2, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.