Portrait of Paul Cezanne

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1839-1906

French Post-Impressionist Painter

Paul Cézanne was a French Post-Impressionist painter known for his innovative approach to form, color, and perspective, which laid the groundwork for the development of modern art. He was born on January 19, 1839, in Aix-en-Provence, France, to Louis-Auguste Cézanne, a wealthy banker, and Anne-Elisabeth Honorine Aubert.

Cézanne initially pursued a career in law, as per his father's wishes, but his passion for art led him to abandon his studies and move to Paris in 1861. There, he enrolled in the Académie Suisse and met fellow artists Camille Pissarro, Claude Monet, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, who would later become key figures in the Impressionist movement.

Cézanne's early work was characterized by dark colors and heavy brushstrokes, influenced by Romanticism and the Baroque style. However, his encounter with the Impressionists led him to adopt a lighter palette and a more fluid approach to painting. He participated in several Impressionist exhibitions, but his work remained distinct from that of his contemporaries, as he sought to explore the underlying structure and form of the subjects he painted.

Cézanne's mature style emerged in the 1880s and 1890s, characterized by his methodical exploration of geometric shapes, spatial relationships, and the use of color to create depth and solidity. His still lifes, such as "The Basket of Apples" (1895), and landscapes, like "Mont Sainte-Victoire" series, are prime examples of his innovative approach to painting.

One of Cézanne's most famous works is "The Card Players" (1890-1892), a series of five paintings depicting Provencal peasants engaged in a game of cards. These paintings showcase Cézanne's ability to capture the essence of his subjects through the careful arrangement of shapes and colors, creating a sense of harmony and balance.

Cézanne's personal life was marked by periods of isolation and emotional turmoil. He had a tumultuous relationship with his long-term partner and model, Hortense Fiquet, with whom he had a son, Paul. The couple eventually married in 1886, but their relationship remained strained.

In his later years, Cézanne withdrew from the Parisian art scene and returned to Aix-en-Provence, where he continued to paint in relative obscurity. He died of pneumonia on October 22, 1906, at the age of 67.

Although Cézanne's work was not widely recognized during his lifetime, his innovative approach to painting had a profound influence on the development of modern art. Artists such as Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse considered Cézanne a crucial precursor to Cubism and Fauvism, and his exploration of form, color, and perspective continues to inspire artists today.

320 Cezanne Artworks

Bridge over the Pond, c.1898 by Cezanne | Canvas Print

Bridge over the Pond c.1898

Giclée Canvas Print
$61.02
SKU: 19602-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:64 x 79 cm
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

Still Life (Fruit and Crockery), c.1869/71 by Cezanne | Canvas Print
SKU: 18800-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:64.5 x 81.5 cm
Gemaldegalerie, Berlin, Germany

Landscape Near Aix, The Plain of the Arc River, c.1892/95 by Cezanne | Canvas Print
SKU: 18661-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:82.5 x 66.3 cm
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA

Bend in the Road through the Forest, c.1873/75 by Cezanne | Canvas Print
SKU: 18378-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:55 x 46 cm
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

Still Life: Flask, Glass and Jug, c.1877 by Cezanne | Canvas Print

Still Life: Flask, Glass and Jug c.1877

Giclée Canvas Print
$64.15
SKU: 18377-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:46.2 x 55.2 cm
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

Still Life: Plate of Peaches, c.1879/80 by Cezanne | Canvas Print

Still Life: Plate of Peaches c.1879/80

Giclée Canvas Print
$61.84
SKU: 18376-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:59.7 x 73.3 cm
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

The Neighborhood of Jas de Bouffan, c.1885/87 by Cezanne | Canvas Print
SKU: 18375-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:65 x 81 cm
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

Bibemus, c.1894/95 by Cezanne | Canvas Print

Bibemus c.1894/95

Giclée Canvas Print
$60.19
SKU: 18374-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:71.4 x 90 cm
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

Still Life with Faience Jug and Fruit, c.1900 by Cezanne | Canvas Print
SKU: 18258-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:73.7 x 101 cm
Oskar Reinhart Museum, Winterthur, Switzerland

The Pilon du Roi, c.1887/88 by Cezanne | Canvas Print

The Pilon du Roi c.1887/88

Giclée Canvas Print
$61.70
SKU: 18257-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:82.3 x 101 cm
Oskar Reinhart Museum, Winterthur, Switzerland

The Rooftops, c.1898 by Cezanne | Canvas Print

The Rooftops c.1898

Giclée Canvas Print
$60.88
SKU: 18142-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:65.4 x 81.6 cm
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, USA

At the Water's Edge, c.1890 by Cezanne | Canvas Print

At the Water's Edge c.1890

Giclée Canvas Print
$59.78
SKU: 17736-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:73 x 92.5 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA

Man with Pipe, c.1892/96 by Cezanne | Canvas Print

Man with Pipe c.1892/96

Giclée Canvas Print
$50.21
SKU: 17735-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:26 x 20.2 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA

The Artist's Son, Paul, c.1886/87 by Cezanne | Canvas Print

The Artist's Son, Paul c.1886/87

Giclée Canvas Print
$62.54
SKU: 17734-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:65.3 x 54 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA

The Bend in the Road, c.1900/06 by Cezanne | Canvas Print

The Bend in the Road c.1900/06

Giclée Canvas Print
$61.02
SKU: 17733-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:82 x 66 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA

Three Pears, c.1878/79 by Cezanne | Canvas Print

Three Pears c.1878/79

Giclée Canvas Print
$50.21
SKU: 17732-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:20 x 25.7 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA

Vase of Flowers, c.1900/03 by Cezanne | Canvas Print

Vase of Flowers c.1900/03

Giclée Canvas Print
$61.43
SKU: 17731-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:101 x 81.9 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA

Still Life with Blue Pot, c.1900 by Cezanne | Paper Art Print

Still Life with Blue Pot c.1900

Giclée Paper Art Print
$54.95
SKU: 16392-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:48 x 63.2 cm
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA

The Balcony, c.1890/00 by Cezanne | Paper Art Print

The Balcony c.1890/00

Giclée Paper Art Print
$47.82
SKU: 7326-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:56.5 x 40.3 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Five Female Bathers, c.1885/90 by Cezanne | Paper Art Print

Five Female Bathers c.1885/90

Giclée Paper Art Print
$47.82
SKU: 7325-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:12.7 x 21.6 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Antique Aphrodite and Eros, c.1885/90 by Cezanne | Paper Art Print

Antique Aphrodite and Eros c.1885/90

Giclée Paper Art Print
$47.82
SKU: 7324-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:21.6 x 12.7 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Antique Aphrodite and Eros, c.1885/90 by Cezanne | Paper Art Print

Antique Aphrodite and Eros c.1885/90

Giclée Paper Art Print
$47.82
SKU: 7323-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:21.6 x 12.7 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Allegorical Figure of War, c.1885/90 by Cezanne | Paper Art Print

Allegorical Figure of War c.1885/90

Giclée Paper Art Print
$47.82
SKU: 7322-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:21.6 x 12.7 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Allegorical Figure of Health, c.1882/90 by Cezanne | Paper Art Print

Allegorical Figure of Health c.1882/90

Giclée Paper Art Print
$47.82
SKU: 7321-CEZ
Paul Cezanne
Original Size:18.3 x 11.6 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

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