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Paul Cézanne. Melting Snow, Fontainebleau. 1879-80

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Melting Snow, Fontainebleau

Paul Cézanne (French, 1839–1906)

Oil on canvas
28 15/16 x 39 5/8" (73.5 x 100.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of André Meyer
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The artist; to Victor Chocquet, Paris, c. 1881
Sold (by exchange with Cézanne's La Maison du pendu, 1873) to Comte Armand Doria, Château d'Orrouy, 1889
Sold through Galerie George Petit, Paris (auction Vente C. A. Doria, No. 45) to Claude Monet, Giverny, May 4-5, 1899
By inheritance to Michel Monet, Giverny, 1926
Sold 1/3 to Bernheim-Jeune, Paris; Paul Rosenberg, Paris; and Durand-Ruel, Paris, April 17, 1929. (Bernheim-Jeune's 1/3 share sold to Wildenstein, Paris, April 29, 1929)
Sold fully to Durand-Ruel, May 8th, 1929
Sold back to Michel Monet, Giverny, June 1, 1935 (by exchange with Cezanne's Le Chateau Noir, 1904-1906)
Alfred Daber, Paris, 1947
Sold to Mr. and Mrs. André Meyer, New York, probably by 1948
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of André Meyer, 1961

[Neige fondante à Fontainebleau]

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