The National Museum of Western Art

update 15 December 2017

on display Permanent Collection

Paul Sérusier [Paris, 1864 - Morlaix, 1927]

Four Breton Girls in the Forest (Quatre jeunes bretonnes dans la forêt)

Date1892
Materials/Techniquesoil on canvas
Size (cm)92 x 73
Standard ref.Guicheteau 57
CategoryPaintings
Collection NumberP.2012-0002
Four Breton Girls in the Forest (Quatre jeunes bretonnes dans la forêt)

Provenance

Offered by the artist to his friend, Auguste Cazalis, called le Nabi Ben Kallyre; M and Mme Cazalis, Enghien-les-Bains; sold at auction, Piasa, Drouot-Richelieu, Paris, 8 December 2004; Private collection, France; Private collection, Switzerland; Purchased by the NMWA, 2013.

Exhibition History

2003
Kenavo monsieur Gauguin, Musée de Pont-Aven, Pont-Aven, 28 June 2003 - 29 September 2003, cat. no. 46, col. repr.
2008
Figures impressionistes et modernes, Galerie Interart, Geneva, 23 April 2008 - 8 July 2008
2009
En plein air, Galerie Interart, Geneva, 30 October 2009 - 15 January 2010

Bibliography

1976
Guicheteau, Marcel. Paul Sérusier, Éditions side. Paris, 1976, p. 62, col. repr., p. 208, no. 57.
1983
Boyle-Turner, Caroline. Paul Sérusier. UMI Research Press. Ann Arbor. Michigan, 1983 (first published in 1980)
1985
Boyle-Turner, Caroline. Sérusier's Talisman. Gazette des Beaux-Arts. 6 periode. Tome 105. May-June, 1985, pp. 191-196
2009
Kanazawa, Kiyoe. Talisman par Paul Sérusier et autour de l'établissement des Nabis. Seijo Bigaku Bijyutsushi. vol. 15, 2009, pp. 55-73
2014
Annual Bulletin of the National Museum of Western Art. No. 47 (Apr. 2012-Mar. 2013), 2014, text by Oya, Mina. revised by Jingaoka, Megumi. New Acquisitions. pp. 12-15, List of New Acquisitions. p. 59, repr.

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