Forest Interior (Sous Bois)

Forest Interior (Sous Bois)

photo: Bruce M. White
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About This Work

Paul Cézanne (French, 1839–1906)
Forest Interior, ca. 1890
Watercolor and graphite, with touches of gouache, on buff wove paper
32.2 x 48.9 cm. (12 11/16 x 19 1/4 in.)


[Ambroise Vollard (1867–1939), Paris]. [Martin Fabiani, Paris]. Private collection, Paris. [Galerie Mouradian et Vallotton, Paris]; sold to Henry Pearlman, 1967; Henry and Rose Pearlman Foundation, 1982.

Critical Perspective

The subject is a screen of trees, which became a particularly widespread Impressionist motif during the 1870s and ’80s.