Bowler Hat and Garment
Page III (recto) from Sketchbook II

Paul Cézanne, French, 1839 - 1906

Geography:
Made in France, Europe

Date:
1885-1900

Medium:
Graphite pencil; traces of oil paint; on wove paper

Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 x 8 1/2 inches (12.7 x 21.6 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1987-53-39a

Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. Annenberg, 1987

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  • PublicationPaul C

    Previously described as a "fabric…[that] swells like a wave" (Chappuis, Adrien. The Drawings of Paul Cézanne. 2 vols. Greenwich, Conn., 1973), the object in the foreground of this sketch is more likely a bowler hat partly covered by a garment, very much like the same objects, more explicitly represented, on page XXXVIII verso of this sketchbook (see Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1987-53-67b). Theodore Reff, from Paul Cézanne: Two Sketchbooks (1989), p. 137.