Lot 302
  • 302

Paul Cézanne

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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Description

  • Paul Cézanne
  • Trois baigneuses - rectoPaysan avec chien - verso
  • pencil on paper - recto & verso
  • 12.6 by 20.7cm., 5 by 7⅛in.

Provenance

Paul Cézanne (the Artist's son)
Paul Guillaume, Paris
Werner Feuz, Bern
Carl Roesch, Diessenhofen
Private Collection
Sale: Kornfeld, Bern, 22nd June 2001, lot 26
Purchased at the above sale by the late owner

Exhibited

Lausanne, La Vielle Fontaine, De David à Cézanne, 1953, no. 110
Zurich, Kunsthaus & Munich, Haus der Kunst, Paul Cézanne, 1956, in Zurich: no. 197 (recto), no. 198 (verso) & in Munich: no. 149 (recto), no. 150 (verso)

Literature

Lionello Venturi, Cézanne, Son Art - Son Œuvre, Paris, 1936, recto no. 1400 and illustrated pl. 365, verso no. 1401 and listed p. 317
Stephen Longstreet, Paul Cézanne, Drawings, Los Angeles, 1964, illustrated n.p.
Adrien Chappuis, The Drawings of Paul Cézanne, A Catalogue raisonné, London, 1973, recto no. 1104 in vol. I and illustrated in vol. II n.p., verso no. 454 and listed in vol. I p. 252

Condition

Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down and attached to the overmount at the centre of the left and right edges. The recto and verso are slightly time-stained and the left edge is slightly unevenly cut. There is some staining to the upper left corner, not visible when framed. There is a repaired tear to the centre of the left edge (approximately 2cm in length), not visible on the recto. Otherwise this work is in overall good condition.
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