Portrait of Paul Cezanne

Paul Cezanne Painting Reproductions 10 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

Still Life of a Leg of Mutton and Bread, 1865 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life of a Leg of Mutton and Bread 1865

Oil Painting
$445
Canvas Print
$49.27
SKU: CEZ-7182
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland

Study of Bathers, c.1895/98 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Study of Bathers c.1895/98

Oil Painting
$494
Canvas Print
$49.27
SKU: CEZ-7183
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 26 x 40 cm
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

A French Village, n.d. by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

A French Village n.d.

Oil Painting
$629
Canvas Print
$74.09
SKU: CEZ-7184
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

The Bathing Place, n.d. by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Bathing Place n.d.

Oil Painting
$434
Canvas Print
$49.27
SKU: CEZ-7185
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Winter, Jas de Bouffan, n.d. by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Winter, Jas de Bouffan n.d.

Paper Art Print
$46.92
SKU: CEZ-7186
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Oskar Reinhart Museum, Winterthur, Switzerland

The Orgy, c.1866/68 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Orgy c.1866/68

Oil Painting
$736
Canvas Print
$54.36
SKU: CEZ-7187
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 130 x 81 cm
Private Collection

Self Portrait with a Palette, c.1885/87 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Self Portrait with a Palette c.1885/87

Oil Painting
$597
Canvas Print
$71.52
SKU: CEZ-7188
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 92 x 73 cm
E.G. Buhrle Foundation Collection, Zurich, Switzerland

The Poplars, c.1879/82 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Poplars c.1879/82

Oil Painting
$542
Canvas Print
$72.88
SKU: CEZ-7189
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65 x 81 cm
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

The Railway Cutting, c.1870 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Railway Cutting c.1870

Oil Painting
$513
Canvas Print
$55.26
SKU: CEZ-7190
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 80 x 129 cm
Neue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Montagne Sainte-Victoire, c.1904/05 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Montagne Sainte-Victoire c.1904/05

Canvas Print
$68.36
SKU: CEZ-7191
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 54 x 73 cm
Private Collection

Still Life with Open Drawer, c.1877/79 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Open Drawer c.1877/79

Oil Painting
$466
Canvas Print
$49.27
SKU: CEZ-7192
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 33 x 41 cm
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

Man with a Pipe, c.1892/95 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Man with a Pipe c.1892/95

Oil Painting
$592
Canvas Print
$60.55
SKU: CEZ-7193
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 73 x 60 cm
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, United Kingdom

A Modern Olympia, c.1873/74 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

A Modern Olympia c.1873/74

Oil Painting
$463
Canvas Print
$62.45
SKU: CEZ-7194
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 46 x 55 cm
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

Still Life with Milkjug and Fruit, c.1886/90 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Milkjug and Fruit c.1886/90

Oil Painting
$597
Canvas Print
$60.96
SKU: CEZ-7195
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo, Norway

Auvers, Panoramic View, c.1873/75 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Auvers, Panoramic View c.1873/75

Oil Painting
$574
Canvas Print
$59.60
SKU: CEZ-7196
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65.2 x 81.3 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, USA

The Plate of Apples, c.1877 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Plate of Apples c.1877

Oil Painting
$513
Canvas Print
$61.84
SKU: CEZ-7197
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 45.8 x 54.7 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, USA

Madame Cezanne, c.1886 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Madame Cezanne c.1886

Oil Painting
$731
Canvas Print
$100.43
SKU: CEZ-7198
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 100.6 x 81.3 cm
Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan, USA

Mont Sainte-Victoire, c.1904/06 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Mont Sainte-Victoire c.1904/06

Oil Painting
$453
Canvas Print
$63.13
SKU: CEZ-7199
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 55.6 x 46 cm
Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan, USA

Bathers, c.1880 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Bathers c.1880

Oil Painting
$456
Canvas Print
$49.27
SKU: CEZ-7200
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 34.6 x 38.1 cm
Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan, USA

Head of a Man, 1865 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Head of a Man 1865

Oil Painting
$503
Canvas Print
$49.27
SKU: CEZ-7201
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 42.5 x 33.3 cm
Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan, USA

Slave, n.d. by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Slave n.d.

Paper Art Print
$46.92
SKU: CEZ-7202
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 45.1 x 29.2 cm
Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan, USA

Tete de Femme, 1873 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Tete de Femme 1873

Paper Art Print
$46.92
SKU: CEZ-7203
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 13.2 x 10.6 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

Landscape (Paysage a Auvers), 1873 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Landscape (Paysage a Auvers) 1873

Paper Art Print
$46.92
SKU: CEZ-7204
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 13.4 x 11 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

Bathers, c.1890/91 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Bathers c.1890/91

Oil Painting
$609
Canvas Print
$60.82
SKU: CEZ-7205
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 54.2 x 66.5 cm
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

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