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The Bay of Estaque

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French (Argenteuil, France 1882 - 1963 Paris, France)
The Bay of Estaque, 1908
Original Language Title: La Baie de L'Estaque
Painting
French
,
20th century
Creation Place: France
Oil on canvas
33 x 41 cm (13 x 16 1/8 in.)
frame: 49.8 x 58.1 x 3.8 cm (19 5/8 x 22 7/8 x 1 1/2 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Emily Rauh Pulitzer, Myron Laskin, George David, Ellen Abbott Gilman Trust, Jessie Lie Farber, Frances H. Burr Memorial Fund and the Director's Discretionary Fund; and through the generosity of Philip and Lynn Straus, Marshall Field, Irvin and Rebekah Taube, John and Jill Walsh and Richard E. Oldenburg in honor of James Cuno
, 2001.117
Department of Modern & Contemporary Art
,
Provenance
[Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris (inv. no. 118)]. Roger Dutilleul, Paris. Jean Masurel, Mouvaux. [Galerie Beyeler, Basel (through Martha Beck, New York, New York)], sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2001.

NOTE: In Dutilleul possession in 1933 according to e-mail from Susanne Kress dated 4/5/05.
Bibliography
Georges Braque, exh. cat., Kunsthalle Basel (Basel, Switzerland, 1933), p. 15, cat. no. 9.

Douze Peintures de Georges Braque 1908-1910, brochure, Galerie de France (Paris, France, 1943), Cat. no. 3.

Georges Braque, brochure, Landesamt fur Museen, Freiburg (Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, 1948), Cat. no. 2.

Autour de 1900, exh. cat., Galerie Charpentier (Paris, France, 1950), Cat. no. 45.

W. Rubin, ed., Cezanne: the late work, exh. cat., ed. W. Rubin Museum of Modern Art, New York (New York, NY, 1977), p. 172, ill.

Nicole Worms de Romilly and Jean Laude, Braque: Cubism 1907-1914, Maeght (Paris, France, 1982), p. 68, fig. 11

William Rubin and Museum of Modern Art, New York, Picasso and Braque: Pioneering Cubism, exh. cat., Bulfinch Press (New York, 1989), p. 88, ill.

Kimberly Orcutt, "Personal Collecting Meets Institutional Vision: The Origins of Harvard's Fogg Art Museum", Journal of the History of Collections (2006), vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 267-284, p. 282

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 189, ill.

Joseph J. Rishel and Katherine Sachs, Cézanne and Beyond, exh. cat., Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, 2009), p. 536, pl. 216.

Exhibition History
Autour de 1900, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 04/19/2014 - 04/19/2014
Georges Braque, Landesamt fur Museen, Freiburg, 10/01/1948 - 10/01/1948
Collections privees du Nord-Ecole de Paris, Chateau de la Vigne, Bondues, 09/23/1967 - 11/05/1967
Le Bateau-Lavoir, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, 04/12/1977 - 04/24/1977; Osaka Mitsukoshi, 05/03/1977 - 05/15/1977
Cezanne and Beyond, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 02/19/2009 - 05/31/2009
Re-View: European and American Art Since 1900, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/03/2011 - 06/01/2013