Baigneuses Devant Une Montagne (Recto); Etude De Maison (Verso)
Artwork: Baigneuses Devant Une Montagne (Recto); Etude De Maison (Verso)
Size: 12.7 x 21.6 cm
Medium: Pencil and watercolor on paper (recto); pencil on paper (verso)
Creation year: 1906
Marks: Inscribed 'Jeudi-20 Mardi-25 Jeudi-27 31x23' (verso)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed circa 1902-1906
Provenance: Paul Cezanne fils, Paris (by descent from the artist); Otto Wertheimer, Paris; Robert von Hirsch, Basel; Estate sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., London, 27 June 1978, lot 835; British Rail Pension Fund, London (acquired at the previous sale); sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., London, 4 April 1989, lot 18; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Renou et Colle, Aquarelles et baignades de Cezanne, June 1935; Kunsthaus, Zurich, Paul Cezanne, August-October 1956, p. 35, no. 141 (titled Badende Frauen and dated 1900-1906); Kunsthalle Tubingen and Kunsthaus, Zurich, Paul Cezanne: Aquarelle, January-May 1982, p. 287, no. 118 (recto illustrated in color; titled Weibliche Badende); Hamilton, The Picker Art Gallery and Austin, The Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, The Society of the Four Arts, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Works from a British Collection, March-November 1986, p. 36, no. 6 (recto illustrated, p. 37; titled Bathers, Mont Sainte-Victoire in the Distance); Norwich, Castle Museum, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Works from a British Collection, 1987, no. 15; Kunstmuseum Basel, Paul Cezanne: Die Badenden, September-December 1989, p. 317, no. 92 (recto illustrated in color, p. 236, pl. 202)

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-05-13
Lot Number: 13A
Low Estimate: $2000000 [-15%]
High Estimate: $3000000 [-43%]
Hammer Price: $1700000
Sold For: $2055000