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image of Château Noir Paul Cézanne (artist)
French, 1839 - 1906
Château Noir, 1900/1904
oil on canvas
overall: 73.7 x 96.6 cm (29 x 38 1/16 in.) framed: 97.8 x 120.3 x 5.7 cm (38 1/2 x 47 3/8 x 2 1/4 in.)
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
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From the Tour: Paul Cézanne
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Acquired 1907 by (Ambroise Vollard [1867-1939], Paris);[1] sold to Marius de Zayas [1881-1961].[2] Purchased by Edward Steichen [1879-1973] for Eugene [1875-1959] and Agnes Ernst Meyer [1887-1970], Mount Kisco, New York, and Washington, D.C., by 1921;[3] gift 1958 to NGA.

[1] On Vollard acquisition, see John Rewald, The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: A Catalogue Raisonné, New York, 1996, no. 937.

[2] According to Cezanne, exh. cat., Grand Palais, Paris; Tate Gallery, London; Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1995, no. 189.

[3] Regarding Steichen's role, see letter dated 12 July 1977 from Katherine Graham in NGA curatorial files. Lent by the Meyers to the 1921 Loan Exhibition of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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