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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
1950–51 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 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.
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.

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 February 24, 2017).
Record last updated December 2, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.