Slave, between 1839 and 1906

  • Paul Cézanne, French, 1839-1906

Graphite pencil on dark cream laid paper

  • Sheet: 17 3/4 × 11 1/2 inches (45.1 × 29.2 cm)
  • Framed: 24 1/4 inches × 18 1/4 inches × 1 inches (61.6 × 46.4 × 2.5 cm)

Bequest of John S. Newberry

65.140

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Graphite
  • Laid paper
  • Drawing
  • Nude
  • Slave

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

(no inscriptions of any kind on either recto or verso)

Provenance

Bernheim-Jeune [?] (Paris, France); Justin Thannhauser (Lucerne, Switzerland); Paul Lamb (Cleveland, Ohio, USA); Curt Valentin, Buchholz Gallery (New York, New York, USA); 1949-1965, John S. Newberry; 1965-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

L'Amour de L'Art 2 (1924): p. 38. Berthold, Gertrude. Cezanne und die Alten Meister. Stuttgart, 1958, no. 58. Cézanne: Paintings, Watercolors, and Drawings. Exh. cat., Chicago Art Institute of Art and Metropolitan Museum of Art. Chicago and New York, 1952, no. 34. Fifty Drawings from the Collection of John S. Newberry. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts, 1949, no. 6, p. 9 (ill.) p. 22. Fifty-one Watercolors and Drawings - John S. Newberry. Exh. cat., Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, 1962, no. 27. French Drawings from the Collection of John S. Newberry. Exh. cat., Fogg Museum of Art. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1960, no. 3. French Master Drawings. Exh. cat., Charles E. Slatkin Gallery. New York, 1959, no. 105. Haverkamp-Begemann, Egbert, and Carolyn Logan. Creative Copies. Exh. cat., the Drawing Center. New York, 1988, no. 65, pp. 206-207. The John S. Newberry Collection. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1965, p. 23. Paul Cézanne. Exh. cat., San Francisco Museum of Art. San Francisco, 1937, no. 59. Venturi, Lionello. Cezanne. Paris, 1936, no. 1443. Waldemar, George. Dessin Français de David à Cezanne. Paris, 1929 (pl. 85).

Rights Status

Paul Cézanne, Slave, between 1839 and 1906, graphite pencil on dark cream laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of John S. Newberry, 65.140.