Portrait of Paul Cezanne

Paul Cezanne Painting Reproductions 1 of 16

1839-1906

French Post-Impressionist Painter

Paul Cézanne was a French painter and Post-Impressionist artist. He was born on January 19, 1839, in Aix-en-Provence, France. Cézanne is often credited as a bridge between 19th-century Impressionism and the modern art movements of the early 20th century. He is considered one of the most influential artists in the development of modern art.

Cézanne was the son of a wealthy banker and showed an early interest in art. He attended the Collège Bourbon in Aix and developed a close friendship with writer Émile Zola, who would later become a prominent novelist. Against his father's wishes, Cézanne left Aix in 1859 to pursue his artistic ambitions in Paris.

In Paris, Cézanne studied at the Académie Suisse and later at the École des Beaux-Arts. He frequented the Louvre and was deeply influenced by the works of Old Masters, particularly Nicolas Poussin and Diego Velázquez. During this time, he also met and befriended other notable artists, including Camille Pissarro and Édouard Manet.

In the 1860s, Cézanne's work reflected the influence of Impressionism, but he gradually developed his own unique style. He moved away from the fleeting effects of light and sought a more structural approach, emphasizing the underlying forms and geometric shapes in his paintings. This distinctive style would later have a profound impact on the development of modern art.

Despite his artistic innovations, Cézanne faced rejection from the art establishment for much of his career. He struggled to gain recognition and was consistently met with criticism and ridicule. As a result, he often lived in relative obscurity and faced financial difficulties. However, he continued to paint and explore his artistic vision.

Cézanne's breakthrough came in the late 1880s and early 1890s when his work began to be recognized and appreciated by younger artists, including the emerging Cubist painters. His use of simplified forms and his exploration of multiple viewpoints greatly influenced the Cubist movement. Artists such as Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque regarded Cézanne as a forerunner of their own artistic experiments.

Cézanne's subject matter primarily included landscapes, still lifes, and portraits. He frequently painted scenes from his native Provence, capturing the rugged beauty of the region. His still lifes are known for their careful arrangement of objects and their exploration of color and form.

In his later years, Cézanne returned to Aix-en-Provence and focused on painting the Montagne Sainte-Victoire, a mountain near his home. He produced numerous studies and paintings of the mountain, exploring different perspectives and compositions.

Paul Cézanne died on October 22, 1906, in Aix-en-Provence, at the age of 67. His work continued to gain recognition and appreciation after his death, and he is now regarded as one of the most important artists in the history of Western art. His innovative approach to composition, form, and color laid the foundation for many artistic movements that followed, and his influence can be seen in the works of countless artists to this day.

366 Cezanne Paintings

Fruit, c.1879 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Fruit c.1879

Oil Painting
$432
Canvas Print
$53.44
SKU: CEZ-600
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 45 x 55.3 cm
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Apples, Peaches, Pears and Grapes, c.1879/80 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Apples, Peaches, Pears and Grapes c.1879/80

Oil Painting
$297
Canvas Print
$49.56
SKU: CEZ-601
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 38.5 x 46.5 cm
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Still Life with Milk Can and Apples, c.1879/80 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Milk Can and Apples c.1879/80

Oil Painting
$427
Canvas Print
$61.73
SKU: CEZ-602
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 50.2 x 61 cm
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Apples and Napkin, c.1879/80 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Apples and Napkin c.1879/80

Oil Painting
$546
Canvas Print
$61.45
SKU: CEZ-603
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 49.2 x 60.3 cm
Private Collection

Apples and Biscuits, c.1879/82 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Apples and Biscuits c.1879/82

Oil Painting
$353
Canvas Print
$61.45
SKU: CEZ-604
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 45 x 55 cm
Musee de l'Orangerie, Paris, France

Road, Trees and Lake, 1880 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Road, Trees and Lake 1880

Oil Painting
$805
Canvas Print
$58.72
SKU: CEZ-605
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 92 x 75 cm
Kroller-Mueller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Flowers and Fruit, c.1880 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Flowers and Fruit c.1880

Oil Painting
$224
Canvas Print
$49.56
SKU: CEZ-606
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 35 x 21 cm
Musee de l'Orangerie, Paris, France

Houses in Provence the Riaux Valley near L'Estaque, c.1880 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Houses in Provence the Riaux Valley near L'Estaque c.1880

Oil Painting
$711
Canvas Print
$59.27
SKU: CEZ-607
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65 x 81.3 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA

Three Bathers, c.1876/77 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Three Bathers c.1876/77

Oil Painting
$432
Canvas Print
$71.02
SKU: CEZ-608
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 52 x 54.5 cm
Petit Palais Musee des Beaux Arts, Paris, France

Jalais Hill, Pontoise, c.1879/80 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Jalais Hill, Pontoise c.1879/80

Oil Painting
$663
SKU: CEZ-609
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 60 x 75.6 cm
Private Collection

The Chateau at Medan, c.1879/81 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Chateau at Medan c.1879/81

Oil Painting
$675
SKU: CEZ-610
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Melting Snow, Fontainebleau, c.1879/80 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Melting Snow, Fontainebleau c.1879/80

Oil Painting
$761
Canvas Print
$55.03
SKU: CEZ-611
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 73.5 x 100.7 cm
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

The Pont de Maincy, c.1879 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Pont de Maincy c.1879

Oil Painting
$663
Canvas Print
$49.56
SKU: CEZ-612
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 58.5 x 72.5 cm
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

Bouquet of Flowers, c.1879/80 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Bouquet of Flowers c.1879/80

Oil Painting
$555
SKU: CEZ-613
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 52.7 x 43 cm
Private Collection

Ile de France Landscape, c.1879/80 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Ile de France Landscape c.1879/80

Oil Painting
$600
SKU: CEZ-614
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Mountains in Provence (L'Estaque), c.1879 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Mountains in Provence (L'Estaque) c.1879

Oil Painting
$628
Canvas Print
$49.56
SKU: CEZ-615
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 54.2 x 74.2 cm
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Bottom of the Ravine, c.1879 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Bottom of the Ravine c.1879

Oil Painting
$655
Canvas Print
$54.63
SKU: CEZ-616
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 73 x 54 cm
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA

Still Life with Fruit Dish, c.1879/80 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Fruit Dish c.1879/80

Oil Painting
$589
Canvas Print
$49.56
SKU: CEZ-617
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 46.4 x 54.6 cm
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

The Dark Blue Vase, c.1880 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Dark Blue Vase c.1880

Oil Painting
$382
Canvas Print
$49.56
SKU: CEZ-618
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 31 x 27 cm
Private Collection

The Battle of Love, I, c.1879/80 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Battle of Love, I c.1879/80

Oil Painting
$580
Canvas Print
$49.56
SKU: CEZ-619
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 42 x 55 cm
Private Collection

The Oise Valley, c.1880 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Oise Valley c.1880

Oil Painting
$784
SKU: CEZ-620
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Flowers in an Olive Jar, c.1880 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Flowers in an Olive Jar c.1880

Oil Painting
$663
Canvas Print
$49.56
SKU: CEZ-621
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 46.3 x 34.3 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Leda and the Swan, c.1880/82 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Leda and the Swan c.1880/82

Oil Painting
$628
Canvas Print
$73.46
SKU: CEZ-622
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 59.8 x 75 cm
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

Mill on the Couleuvre at Pontoise, 1881 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Mill on the Couleuvre at Pontoise 1881

Oil Painting
$728
Canvas Print
$58.72
SKU: CEZ-623
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 72.5 x 90 cm
Gemaldegalerie, Berlin, Germany

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