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Bay of L'Estaque

Paul Cézanne, French, 1839 - 1906

Made in France, Europe


Oil on canvas

23 3/4 × 29 1/4 inches (60.3 × 74.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 260, European Art 1850-1900, second floor

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Credit Line:
The Mr. and Mrs. Carroll S. Tyson, Jr., Collection, 1963

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Gustave Fayet (1865-1925), Paris, by 1901 [1]; with Galerie E. Druet, Paris, by 1910; Charles Pacquement, Paris, by 1924 [2]; sale, Pacquement collection, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, December 12, 1932, no. 13; Georges Bernheim, Paris; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (purchased with funds from the S.A. Denio collection), by 1936, to 1942; with Julius Weitzner, New York [Schoeneman Gallery, New York]; with Schneider-Gabriel Galleries, New York; sold to Carroll S. Tyson, Jr. (1878-1956), and Mrs. Carroll S. Tyson, Philadelphia, December 30, 1943; bequest to PMA, 1963. 1. In a 1901 letter to Gauguin, Fayet wrote that he owned "three first-rate Cézannes." The Bay of L'Estaque was among them. It may appear in the March 10, 1902 sale of Fayet's collection at the Hôtel Drouot. 2. Exhibited as part of the Pacquement collection in 1924, "Première Exposition de collectionneurs," Paris, no. 183.

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