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Still Life in Blue with Lemon

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Name:
Still Life in Blue with Lemon
Artist:
Paul Cézanne (French, b.1839, d.1906), painter
Date:
Circa 1873-Circa 1877
Place:
France
Medium:
oil on canvas
Measurements:
7 1/4 x 11 3/4 in. (18.4 x 29.8 cm)
Classification:
Painting
Department:
European Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary E. Johnston
Provenance:
(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.
Accession No:
1967.1425

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