Artist: Paul Cezanne
Artwork: La Montagne Sainte-Victoire
Size: 32.6 x 50.1 cm
Medium: Watercolor and pencil on paper
Creation year: 1900
Artwork details : Executed circa 1900
Provenance: Estate of the artist; Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris (1907); Montross Gallery, New York (April 1916); Lillie P. Bliss, New York (acquired from the previous, 1916); The Museum of Modern Art, New York (bequest from the previous); sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 11 May 1944, lot 65; Lola and Siegfried Kramarsky, New York (by 1952); Private collection, New York (by descent from the previous, circa 1961); By descent from the previous to the present owners.
Exhibition history: Rome, Rome, Succession, II. Internationale, Seconda esposizione internationale d'arte della 'Secessione,' February-June 1914, no. 24 (titled Alberi in montagna); New York, Montross Gallery, Cezanne, January 1916, no. 12 (titled Trees on the Mountain); Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Paintings and Drawings by Representative Modern Masters, April-May 1920, p. 9, no. 55 (titled Trees on a Mountain); Brooklyn Academy of Arts and Sciences, Summer Exhibition of Modern French and American Painters, June-October 1926; New York, The Museum of Modern Art; Andover, Massachusetts, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy and Indianapolis, John Herron Art Institute, Memorial Exhibition: The Collection of the Late Miss Lillie P. Bliss, May 1931-January 1932, no. 20 (titled Trees on a Mountainside); New York, The Museum of Modern Art, The Lillie P. Bliss Collection, May-September 1934, p. 35, no. 17 (illustrated; dated circa 1897-1900); The Arts Club of Chicago, Watercolors and Drawings from the Lillie P. Bliss Collection, May-June 1935, no. 3; Pittsburgh, Carnegie Art Institute, Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors from the Lillie P. Bliss Collection, March-April 1935, no. 30; The Art Institute of Chicago and New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cezanne: Paintings, Watercolors & Drawings, February-May 1952, p. 91, no. 114 (dated circa 1900-1906); Gemeentemuseum den Haag, Paul Cezanne, June-July 1956, no. 87 (dated 1900-1906); Aix-en-Provence, Pavillon de Vendome, Exposition pour commemorer le cinquantenaire de la mort de Cezanne, July-August 1956, no. 79 (illustrated); Kunsthaus Zurich, Paul Cezanne, August-October 1956, p. 35, no. 138 (dated 1900-1906); New York, Wildenstein & Co. Inc., Cezanne, November-December 1959, no. 82 (illustrated; dated 1900-1906); New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Cezanne Watercolors, April 1963, p. 50, no. 52 (illustrated, pl. LI; dated 1897-1900); Pasadena Art Museum, Ce zanne Watercolors, November-December 1967, p. 59, no. 30 (illustrated, p. 47; dated circa 1897-1900).