Graphite on ivory wove paper (recto); graphite with touches of watercolor on ivory wove paper (verso)
485 × 314 mm (ma×.)
Margaret Day Blake Collection
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Calendar of The Art Institute of Chicago (September 1965), (ill.).
Adrien Chappuis, The Drawings of Paul Cézanne: a catalogue raisonné (Greenwich, Conn., 1973), no. 972 bis (ill.).
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century, 2 (Chicago, 1979), nos. 1C4 and 1C5.
Walter Feilchenfeldt, Jayne Warman, and David Nash, “D’après Pigalle: Mercure, 1887–90 (FWN 2165),” The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne: An Online Catalogue Raisonné. http://www.cezannecatalogue.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=2659 (accessed on February 1, 2019).
The Art Institute of Chicago, “A Quarter Century of Collecting: Drawings Given to The Art Institute of Chicago, 1944-1970 by Margaret Day Blake,” April 28-June 7, 1970, n.p., cat. 35 (ill.).
Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection, “Cezanne: An Exhibition in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Phillips Collection,” February 27-March 28, 1971, cat. 79; also traveled to The Art Institute of Chicago, April 17-May 16, 1971; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, June 1-July 3, 1971.
Urbana-Champaign, Ill., Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, “Drawings from the Collections of The Art Institute of Chicago,” April 23–May 14, 1972.
Palm Beach, Fla., Society of Four Arts, “Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago,” January 5–27, 1974, cat. 3.
Tübingen, Germany, Kunsthalle, “Paul Cézanne,” October 14-December 31, 1978.
Dusseldorf, Germany, the Kunstmuseum Dusseldorf, “Fifty Years Ago: Europe on the Eve of the Second World War,” September 13-October 25, 1987.
Sydney, Australia, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, “The Classic Cézanne,” November 21, 1998-February 14, 1999.
Possibly with Alfred Flechtheim (1878–1937), Berlin and Düsseldorf [according to Washington D.C. 1971 and Dusseldorf 1987; primary source documentation for this information has not been located to date]; possibly sold to Bernheim-Jeune, Paris [according to Dusseldorf 1987; primary source documentation for this information has not been located to date]. Sold by Dr. Otto Wertheimer, Paris, to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1965.
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