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Portrait of a Woman (Madame Cézanne?)
Alternate titles: Portrait de femme; Portrait of a woman
Rewald: (898) 1902–06; Venturi: (1611) 1895–1900; Venturi revised: 1897–1900
Oil on canvas
25 3/16 x 20 7/8 in. (64 x 53 cm)


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Exhibition History

1953 Grenoble: Musée des Beaux-Arts
1969–70 Phoenix: Phoenix Art Museum, Ariz.
1970–73 Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Calif.
1983b New York: Stephen Mazoh Gallery, N.Y, Twentieth Century Works of Art, no. 2, ill.
2000 Vienna and traveling: Kunstforum, Vienna, Cézanne: Vollendet unvollendet, no. 33, ill, Portrait de femme, lent by Stephen Mazoh.
2014–15b New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y, Madame Cézanne, n.n, pl. 12, Portrait of a Woman (Madame Cézanne?), lent by Stephen Mazoh.
2016 New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y, Unfinished: Thoughts left visible, p. 164, pl. 122, Portrait of a woman, text p. 280-1.
2017 Basel: Kunstmuseum Basel, The Hidden Cézanne: From Sketchbook to Canvas, no. 181, ill.

Published References

Venturi 1936b: Cézanne: Son Art, Son Oeuvre, 2 vols., no. 1611, ill. vol. 2, Portrait de femme.
Wadley 1991: Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Drawing, p. 75, fig. 84.
Rewald 1996: The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue Raisonné, 2 vols., no. 898, ill. vol. 2, Portrait de femme.
Benesch 2000: "From the Incomplete to the Unfinished: Realisation in the Work of Paul Cézanne," p. 43, fig. 2, Portrait de femme.
Machotka 2008: Cézanne: The Eye and the Mind, 2 vols., vol. 1, fig. 373; vol. 2, p. 238, Portrait de femme.
Sidlauskas 2009: Cézanne's Other: The Portraits of Hortense, p. 204, fig. 60, Portrait de femme, dated c. 1895–1900.
Page citation: Feilchenfeldt, Walter, Jayne Warman, and David Nash. "Portrait of a Woman (Madame Cézanne?), 1902–06 (cat. no. 539)." The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed December 13, 2018).
Record last updated August 16, 2017. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.