PAUL CEZANNE (1839-1906)

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Lot 14 | PAUL CEZANNE (1839-1906)
PAUL CEZANNE (1839-1906)
La Montagne Sainte-Victoire
oil on canvas
25 5/8 x 31 7/8 in. (65.2 x 81.2 cm.)
Painted in 1888-1890
Provenance Ambroise Vollard, Paris.
Auguste Pellerin, Paris (acquired from the above).
Jean-Victor Pellerin, Paris (by descent from the above, 1929).
Georges A. Embiricos, Lausanne.
Heinz Berggruen, Paris (acquired from the above, 1982, then by descent); sale, Phillips, de Pury & Luxembourg, New York, 7 May 2001, lot 5.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
Literature L. Venturi, Cezanne: Son art—son oeuvre, Paris, 1936, vol. I, p. 207, no. 662 (illustrated, vol. II, pl. 212; dated 1890-1894).
J. Rewald, Paul Cezanne, London, 1939 (illustrated, fig. 66; dated circa 1890).
E. Loran, Cezanne’s Compositions, Berkeley, 1943, p. 100 (illustrated, pl. XXIII).
J. Rewald, Paul Cezanne: A Biography, New York, 1948 (illustrated, fig. 86; dated circa 1890).
J. Rewald, Cezanne, London, 1950 (illustrated, fig. 66).
R.W. Ratcliffe, Cezanne's Working Methods and Their Theoretical Background, Ph.D. diss., Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, 1961 (dated 1889).
S. Orienti, The Complete Paintings of Cezanne, New York, 1970, p. 120, no. 751 (illustrated; dated 1890-1894).
G.A. Embiricos, “Cezanne et la répétition” in Connaissance des Arts, May 1978, no. 315, pp. 69-70 (illustrated in color, p. 69; dated 1890-1894).
J. Rewald, Cezanne: A Biography, New York, 1986, p. 276 (illustrated in color, p. 177).
J.-J. Lévêque, La vie et l’œuvre de Paul Cezanne, Courbevoie, 1988, p. 209 (illustrated in color).
“Gateway to Modernity: Paul Cezanne in Swiss Collections” in Du, September 1989, no. 9, p. 57 (illustrated in color).
H. Düchting, Paul Cezanne: Natur wird Kunst, Cologne, 1989, p. 210 (illustrated in color; dated 1890-1894).
B. Ely, “La plus haute sommité du department” in Sainte-Victoire Cezanne, exh. cat., Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence, 1990, p. 147 (illustrated in color, fig. 107).
S. Moore, Framing Modern Masters: A Conversation with Heinz Berggruen, London, 1991, pp. 17 and 76-77, no. 19 (illustrated).
C. de Lartigue, Les paysages de Paul Cezanne, Lyon, 1995, p. 113 (illustrated in color; detail illustrated in color, p. 115; dated circa 1890).
P. Sollers, Le paradis de Cezanne, Paris, 1995, pp. 118-119 (illustrated).
D. Coutagne et al., Les sites Cezanniens du Pays d’Aix: Hommage à John Rewald, Paris, 1996, p. 69.
J. Rewald, The Paintings of Paul Cezanne: A Catalogue Raisonné, New York, 1996, vol. I, pp. 414-415, no. 631 (illustrated, vol. II, p. 213).
P. Smith, Interpreting Cezanne, London, 1996, p. 43 (illustrated, fig. 34).
B. Ely, “Gardanne, Montbriand and Bellevue” in Cezanne in Provence, exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006, p. 157 (illustrated in color, p. 156, fig. 5).
P. Machotka, Cezanne: The Eye and the Mind, Marseille, 2008, p. 159 (illustrated, fig. 235).
D. Coutagne, “P. Cezanne, sur la colline de la Constance-Valcros" in SPLA Pays d’Aix Territoires, June 2015, p. 78 (illustrated).
D. Bonfort, ed., Dans les pas de P. Cezanne, Aix-en-Provence, 2016, p. 30 (illustrated).
Cezanne, Jas de Bouffan: Art et histoire, Lyon, 2019, p. 86 (illustrated in color, fig. 71).
G.-P. and F. Dauberville, Paul Cezanne chez Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, 2020, p. 448, no. 113 (illustrated, p. 449).
P. Cezanne, Paul Cezanne dépeint par ses contemporains, Lyon, 2021 (illustrated, fig. 56).
W. Feilchenfeldt, J. Warman and D. Nash, The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné (www.cezannecatalogue.com), no. FWN 258 (illustrated in color).
Exhibited Geneva, Musée d’art et d’histoire, Berggruen Collection, June-October 1988, p. 32, no. 6 (illustrated in color, p. 33).
London, The National Gallery, Van Gogh to Picasso: The Berggruen Collection at The National Gallery, 1991-1998 (on extended loan).
Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Sammlung Berggruen, 1998-2000 (on extended loan).
Berlin, Sammlung Berggruen, Cezanne in Berlin 28 Werke aus den Staatlichen Museen und aus Privatbesitz, October 2000-January 2001, pp. 55-58, no. 14 (illustrated in color, pp. 56-57).
Seattle, Experience Music Project, DoubleTake: From Monet to Lichtenstein, April 2006-January 2007, p. 13 (illustrated in color, p. 12).
The Hague, Gemeentemuseum, Cezanne, Picasso, Mondriaan: In nieuw perspectief, October 2009-January 2010, no. 35 (illustrated).
Maine, Portland Art Museum; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; New Orleans Museum of Art and Seattle Art Museum, Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection, October 2015-May 2017, pp. 26-27 and 78, no. 16 (illustrated in color, p. 79; detail illustrated in color, pp. 80-81; detail illustrated in color again, p. 27, fig. 5).
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