Paul Cézanne. L'Estaque. 1879-83
Paul Cézanne

L'Estaque

1879-83
On view
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
31 1/2 x 39" (80.3 x 99.4 cm)
Credit
The William S. Paley Collection
Object number
716.1959
Department
Painting and Sculpture
Provenance Research Project
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
Ambroise Vollard (1866-1939), Paris [1]; Claude Monet (1840-1926), Giverny, March 1896 [2]; by inheritance to Michel Monet (1878-1966), Giverny, 1926 [3]; [André Weil, Paris] [4]. Bernheim-Jeune, Paris [5]; on consignment to Jacques Seligmann & Co., Paris/New York and Knoedler Galleries, London/New York, 1935 [6]; sold to Valentine Dudensing, New York, 1935 [7]; sold to William S. Paley (1901-1990), New York, 1935 [8]; The William S. Paley Collection at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1959.
[1] John Rewald et al., The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: A Catalogue Raisonné, New York: H.N. Abrams, 1996, no. 443 (L'Estaque, 1879-83). William Rubin and Matthew Armstrong, eds., The William S. Paley Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Feb 2-May 7, 1992, no. 14; see also p. 28.
[2] Ibid.
[3] Ibid.
[4] John Rewald et al., The Paintings of Paul Cézanne, no. 443.
[5] Letter Gaston and Joseph Bernheim to Germain Seligmann, September 27, 1935, Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
[6] Ibid.
[7] Letter M. Knoedler & Co. to Jacques Seligmann & Co., September 17, 1935, Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
[8] Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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Pictured above: Vasily Kandinsky. Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 2 (detail). 1914. Oil on canvas, 64 1/8 x 48 3/8" (162.6 x 122.7 cm). Nelson A. Rockefeller Fund (by exchange). © 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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