The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of March 23, 2018

Mount Sainte-Victoire, c. 1904

oil on fabric, Framed: 87.5 x 106.5 x 7 cm (34 7/16 x 41 7/8 x 2 3/4 in.); Unframed: 72.2 x 92.4 cm (28 3/8 x 36 3/8 in.). Bequest of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. 1958.21

During the last twenty years of his life, Cézanne repeatedly painted the towering mountain of Sainte-Victoire near his home in Aix-en-Provence. Aiming to reform Impressionism by bringing order and structure to the study of nature, he created tightly integrated compositions of merging, intersecting planes. Here, a rising tree branch echoes the distant mountain slope, thereby relating foreground to background. Sensations of space are created through rhythmic patterns of warm and cool color.

Zürich Kunsthaus. Französische Kunst des XIX. und XX. Jahrhunderts (1917), no. 15, A. K. [Alphonse Kann] collection.
Prague, Obecní dÿm. French Art of the 19th-20th Centuries (1923), no. 148, lent by Galerie Barbazanges.
London, Lefèvre Galleries. Important Pictures by Nineteenth Century French Masters (1924), no. 2 (repr.).
New York, Reinhardt Galleries. Exhibition of French Paintings by Cézanne, Matisse, Derain, Utrillo, Pascin, Marie Laurencin, and Van Dongen (1926), no. 1, Mont St. Victoire.
New York, Valentine Gallery. Four Paintings by Cézanne (1939), no. 1, $35,000 (repr.).
New York World's Fair. Catalogue of European and American Paintings 1500-1900: Masterpieces of Art (1940), no. 343, lent by Leonard C. Hanna Jr.
New York, Paul Rosenberg. Loan Exhibition of Paintings by Cézanne (1942), no. 22, 62 (repr.).
New York, Wildenstein. A Loan Exhibition of Cézanne (1947), no. 57.
Palm Beach, Society of Four Arts. The Post-Impressionists and Their Followers (1949), no. 2 (repr.).
New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery. (1950), no cat.; acc. to label on back of painting (no. 16.1950).
Aix-en-Provence, Pavillon de Vendôme. Exposition pour commémorer le cinquantenaire de la mort de Cézanne (1956), no. 62 (repr.).
Cleveland, Ohio: The Cleveland Museum of Art; February 20 - May 29, 2005. "Masterworks from The Phillips Collection". Not in exh. cat.
Munich, Haus der Kunst. Paul Cézanne 1839-1906 (1956), no. 64 (repr.).
New York, Wildenstein. Loan Exhibition Cézanne (1959), no. 42 (repr.).
ucla Art Galleries; San Francisco Museum of Art; cma. Years of Ferment, the Birth of Twentieth Century Art (1965), 13, 81, no. 2 (repr.).
New York, Museum of Modern Art; Houston Museum of Fine Arts; Paris, Grand Palais. Cézanne, the Late Work (1977), 27, 49, 85, 205, 400, no. 45, pl. 119.
cma. Creativity in Art and Science (1987), no. 13 (repr.).
Aix-en-Provence, Musée Granet. Sainte-Victoire Cézanne 1990 (1990), 116, 318, no. 38 (repr.).
Cleveland, Ohio: The Cleveland Museum of Art; February 20 - May 29, 2005. "Masterworks from The Phillips Collection". Not in exh. cat.
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (1/29/2006 - 5/7/2006) and Musée Grant, Aix-en-Provence, France (6/5/2006 - 9/15/2006): "Cézanne in Provence" ex. cat. no. 83, p. 202.
CMA (organizer). Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: June 9 - Sept. 16, 2007; Cleveland Museum of Art, Oct. 21, 2007- January 13, 2008; Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN, Feb. 21-June 1, 2008; Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT, June 22 - September 21, 2008; and the Detroit Institute of Arts, MI, October 12, 2008 - January 18, 2009: "Modern Masters from the Cleveland Museum of Art"
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid (2/4/2014 - 5/18/2014): "Cézanne Site/Non-Site", cat. no. 35, p. 122.

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