L'homme a la pipe (Etude pour un joueur de cartes) (recto); Pere Alexandre (verso)
Artwork: L'homme a la pipe (Etude pour un joueur de cartes) (recto); Pere Alexandre (verso)
Size: 48.2 x 32 cm
Medium: Watercolor on paper (recto); pencil on paper (verso)
Creation year: 1892
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Painted in 1892-1896 (recto); Drawn in 1890-1892 (verso)
Provenance: Ambroise Vollard, Paris; Adrien Chappuis, Paris.Paul Rosenberg, Paris (by 1936); Paul Cassirer, Amsterdam (by 1938); Franz Koenigs, Haarlem.M. and Mme van der Waals-Koenigs, Heemstede (by descent from the above, by 1964); Heinz Berggruen, Switzerland.E.V. Thaw, Inc., New York; Acquired by the present owner, May 1983
Exhibition history: London, Thomas Gibson Fine Arts, Ltd., 69/96, 1996, p. 14 (recto illustrated in color, p. 15; dated 1890-1892); New York, Acquavella Galleries, Inc., Cezanne Watercolors, October-November 1999, pp. 100 and 124 (recto illustrated in color, p. 101, pl. 36); London, The Courtauld Gallery, Cezanne's Card Players, October 2010-January 2011, p. 129, no. 16 (recto illustrated in color, pp. 128 and 130; verso illustrated in color, p. 131)

Christie's New York

Date: 2015-11-09
Lot Number: 7