Paul Cézanne (1839–1906), French
PORTRAIT DU PEINTRE ARMAND GUILLAUMIN AU PENDU (FROM THE FIRST EDITION OF "HISTOIRE DES PEINTRES IMPRESSIONNISTES" BY THEODORE DURE), 1873, LATER IMPRESSION, 1906 [CHERPIN, 2]
Etching with plate tone on laid paper; signed in the plate with Cezanne's "hanging man" signature upper left (not hand-signed). Published in Paris by Floury in 1906. Unknown edition size, unnumbered, circa 1000 impressions
Plate/Sheet 6 x 4.7 in — 15.3 x 12 cm; 11 x 8.3 in — 28 x 21.2 cm
The poet and painter Armand Guillaumin was Cezanne's friend and probably introduced him to etching. He is depicted sitting beneath the sign of the inn, Le Pendu / The Hanged Man.