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Still Life in Blue with Lemon

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Still Life in Blue with Lemon
Paul Cézanne (French, b.1839, d.1906), painter
Circa 1873-Circa 1877
oil on canvas
7 1/4 x 11 3/4 in. (18.4 x 29.8 cm)
European Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings
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Bequest of Mary E. Johnston
(Julien Tanguy, Paris, ?-ca.1890, sold to); Mogens Ballin (1871-1914), Copenhagen, ca. 1890-November 1912, sold to; Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, November 12-March 1928, [placed on long-term loan to Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, 1915-1928], sold to [1] ; (Galerie Matthiesen, Berlin, March 1928-?). Baronne Goldschmidt-Rothschild, Berlin and Paris [2]. (Ambroise Vollard (1867-1939), Paris); (Theodore Schempp, Paris and New York, before July 1939-May 1943, sold to [3]); Mary E. Johnston, Cincinnati, May 1943-1967, by bequest to; Cincinnati Art Museum, 1967-present. Notes: [1] Correspondence, July 1, 2001 [2] Nee Miriam Caroline Alexandrine Rothschild, she married Albert Mazimilian von Goldschmidt-Rothschild in 1910. The dates of her ownership of the work are unclear; however, as the painting was subsequently with Ambroise Vollard, it would have left her collection at the very latest before July 1939. [3] In a letter to the CAM dated June 11, 1971, Schempp stated that he had purchased the painting from Ambroise Vollard. Also see correspondence, July 13, 1972, no. 7, Johnston collection file.
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