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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1958.291
People
Paul Gauguin, French (Paris 1848 - 1903 Fatu-Iwa [Marquesas Islands])
Title
Still Life with Peaches
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Still Life, Apples
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1889
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/228185
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on cradled panel
Dimensions
26 x 31.8 cm (10 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.)
frame: 41.9 x 46.7 x 2.9 cm (16 1/2 x 18 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r.: P Go
Provenance
[Ambrose Vollard], sold; to Gustave Fayet, Igny, France, 1903, sold; to [Paul Rosenberg, Paris], 1928 [2], sold; to [Wildenstein & Company, New York], sold; to Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Sachs, New York, 1929, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1958

Notes
[1] Vollard is noted in "Gustave Fayet: L'oeil souverain," p. 123, p. 211, note 164
[2] Rosenberg date from "Gustave Fayet: L'oeil souverain," p. 211, note 164
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Walter E. Sachs
Accession Year
1958
Object Number
1958.291
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Exhibition of French Painting of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1929), no. 51, repr. pl. XXXVIII

Maurice Malingue, Gauguin, le peintre et son oeuvre, Presses de la cite (Paris, France, 1948), repr. fig. 230

Lee van Dovski, Paul Gauguin oder die Flucht vor der zivi-lojation, Olten (Bern, Switzerland, 1950), no. 378, p. 354

Loan exhibition: Gauguin, for the benefit of the Citizens' Committee for Children of New York City, Inc., exh. cat., Wildenstein & Company (New York, NY, 1956), no. 39, repr. p. 54

Gauguin: paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, exh. cat., The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL, 1959), pp. 53-54, no. 54

Georges Wildenstein, Gauguin, Beaux-Arts (Paris, France, 1964), vol. I, no. 381, p. 145, repr.

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 108; repr. as no. 392

The Maurice Wertheim Collection and Selected Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings and Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1990), repr. in color, no. 25, p. 81

Isabelle Cahn and Antoine Terrasse, Gauguin und die Schule von Pont-Aven, exh. cat., Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung (München, Germany, 1998), no. 18, p. 58, repr. in color

Eliza E. Rathbone and George T.M. Shackelford, Impressionist Still Life, exh. cat., The Phillips Collection (Washington, DC, 2001), p. 166, repr. as pl. 76; pp. 208-209

Olivier Meslay, Dictionnaire du Salon d'Automne: Repertoire des Exposants et Liste des Oeuvres Presentees, 1903-1945, L'echelle de Jacob (Dijon, 2006), Vol. II, p. 578 (as Nature morte (Pêches)

Eik Kahng, ed., The Repeating Image: Multiples in French Painting from David to Matisse, The Walters Art Museum (Baltimore, 2007), repr. in color on p. 131

Herike Holsing, "Stillleben mit Robbia-Putto" und "Stillleben mit Blattpflanze und Eierbecher" von Paula Modersohn-Becker, Patrimonia (Berlin/Bremen, Germany, 2011), 356, pp. 8-31, pp. 24-25, repr. Abb. 12

Stéphane Guibourgé, Alexandre d'Andoque, and Magali Rougeot, Gustave Fayet: L'oeil souverain, Editions du Regard (Paris, 2015), pp. 123, 211 note 164

Exhibition History

Salon d'Automne, Salon, Paris, Paris, 10/06/1906 - 11/15/1906

French Painting of the 19th and 20th Centuries, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 03/06/1929 - 04/06/1929

A Loan Exhibition of Paul Gauguin, Wildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, 04/03/1946 - 05/04/1946

Gauguin, Wildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, 04/05/1956 - 05/05/1956

Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 02/12/1959 - 03/29/1959; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 04/23/1959 - 05/31/1959

Unidentified Exhibition, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1959, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 04/21/1959 - 05/31/1959

The Example of Pissarro, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 05/20/1981 - 07/03/1981

The Maurice Wertheim Collection and Selected Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings and Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Isetan Department Store, Tokyo, 03/01/1990 - 04/10/1990; Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, 04/14/1990 - 05/13/1990

Gauguin and the School of Pont-Aven, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 06/26/1996 - 09/12/1996

Gauguin und die Schule von Pont-Aven, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich, 08/27/1998 - 11/15/1998

Modern Art at Harvard, Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo, 07/31/1999 - 09/26/1999; Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, 10/09/1999 - 11/14/1999; Matsuzakaya Art Museum, Nagoya, 12/02/1999 - 12/27/1999; Oita City Museum, Oita, 01/06/2000 - 02/06/2000; Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Ibaraki, 02/11/2000 - 03/26/2000

Impressionist Still Life, The Phillips Collection, Washington, 09/22/2001 - 01/13/2002; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 02/17/2002 - 06/09/2002

Ancient to Modern, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2012 - 06/01/2013

32Q: 2700 Impressionism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/12/2016 - 07/14/2017

Subjects and Contexts

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