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The inn-keeper of Marnes-La-Coquette



Charles Camoin


23 Sep 1879 - 20 May 1965


Other Title

The Tavern-Keeper

Alternative title

La Cabaretière La Cabaretière de Marnes-la-Coquette



Media category


Materials used

oil on canvas


73.3 x 57.7 cm stretcher; 101.0 x 84.5 x 6.0 cm frame

Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Purchased 1939


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

Charles Camoin

Works in the collection


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Paul Rosenberg, Paris/France, Listed in 1939 catalogue as in Rosenberg's collection.

David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Dec 1939, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW from David Jones Art Gallery 1939. Purchased from 'The Daily Telegraph Exhibition of French and British Modern Art' as by Gauguin 'La Cabaretière' (1888).

Referenced in 10 publications


Peter Bellow (Editor), Art in Australia [series 4, no. 1], Sydney, Mar 1941, 17. as by Gauguin

Raymond Cogniat, Gauguin, Paris, 1947, 27. as by Gauguin

Raymond Cogniat, Gauguin, Paris, 1938, 20 (illus.). as by Gauguin - omitted from a later edition. This caused Camoin to recognize his work and complain to the editor of Arts Journal, France

Danièle Giraudy, Camoin catalogue raisonné, 1973.

Maurice Malingue, Gaugin le peintre et son oevre, Paris, 1948, 62 (illus.). as La Cabaretiere, Arles, not signed, not dated, attrib. to Camoin

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, National Art Gallery of New South Wales Annual Report 1939, Sydney, 1939, 9, 10 (illus.).

Ronald Pullen, Daily telegraph and daily news, article, Sydney, 02 Feb 1948. Reported from Paris

Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, 'Battle of the new: Picasso and peers versus the pillars of the Australian art establishment', pg. 14-18, Sydney, Mar 2005, 14 (colour illus.).

Sydney Ure Smith (Editor), Adventures in Art: Australian National Art Gallery pictures, Sydney, circa 1945.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Daily Telegraph exhibition of French and British modern art, Sydney, 1939, (illus.). 42, as 'La Cabaretière' (1888)