The Bay Of Estaque
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2001.117
People
Georges Braque, French (Argenteuil, France 1882 - 1963 Paris, France)
Title
The Bay of Estaque
Other Titles
Original Language Title: La Baie de L'Estaque
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1908
Places
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture
French
Location
Level 1, Room 1300, Modern and Contemporary Art
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
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.)
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.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
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
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Accession Year
2001
Object Number
2001.117
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Publication History

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., 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

Georges Braque, Landesamt fur Museen, Freiburg, 10/01/1948 - 10/01/1948

Autour de 1900, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 01/01/1950 - 01/01/1950

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

Subjects and Contexts

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Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted