Female Bather
Page XII (recto) from Sketchbook II

Paul Cézanne, French, 1839 - 1906

Made in France, Europe


Graphite pencil; traces of oil paint and watercolor; oil stains; on wove paper

Sheet: 7 9/16 x 5 inches (19.2 x 12.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

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

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  • PublicationPaul C�zanne: Two Sketchbooks

    A somewhat more carefully defined study of the same bather as on page VII verso of this sketchbook (see Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1987-53-43b). Having established the figure's pose through outlines alone, Cézanne begins at once to add the shading that suggests both form and space. Theodore Reff, from Paul Cézanne: Two Sketchbooks (1989), p. 155.