Portrait of Paul Cezanne

Paul Cezanne Painting Reproductions 12 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

Farmhouse and Chestnut Trees at Jas-de-Bouffan, c.1885/87 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Farmhouse and Chestnut Trees at Jas-de-Bouffan c.1885/87

Oil Painting
$738
Canvas Print
$60.32
SKU: CEZ-7230
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 91.8 x 72.9 cm
Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, USA

Portrait of Uncle Dominique, c.1865/67 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Portrait of Uncle Dominique c.1865/67

Oil Painting
$576
Canvas Print
$50.21
SKU: CEZ-7231
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 45.7 x 38.1 cm
Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, USA

Tulips in a Vase, c.1890/92 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Tulips in a Vase c.1890/92

Oil Painting
$579
Canvas Print
$72.16
SKU: CEZ-7232
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 72.4 x 41.9 cm
Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, USA

Bay of l'Estaque, c.1879/83 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Bay of l'Estaque c.1879/83

Oil Painting
$644
Canvas Print
$52.73
SKU: CEZ-7233
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 60.3 x 74.3 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Group of Bathers, c.1895 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Group of Bathers c.1895

Oil Painting
$476
Canvas Print
$50.21
SKU: CEZ-7234
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 20.6 x 30.8 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Millstone in the Park of the Chateau Noir, c.1898/00 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Millstone in the Park of the Chateau Noir c.1898/00

Oil Painting
$720
Canvas Print
$51.44
SKU: CEZ-7235
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 73 x 92.4 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Mont Sainte-Victoire, c.1902/04 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Mont Sainte-Victoire c.1902/04

Oil Painting
$685
Canvas Print
$60.32
SKU: CEZ-7236
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 73 x 91.9 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Portrait of Madame Cezanne, c.1886/87 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Portrait of Madame Cezanne c.1886/87

Oil Painting
$432
Canvas Print
$50.21
SKU: CEZ-7237
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 46.8 x 38.9 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Portrait of Madame Cezanne, c.1885/87 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Portrait of Madame Cezanne c.1885/87

Oil Painting
$432
Canvas Print
$50.21
SKU: CEZ-7238
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 46 x 38.3 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Quartier Four, Auvers-sur-Oise (Landscape, Auvers), c.1873 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Quartier Four, Auvers-sur-Oise (Landscape, Auvers) c.1873

Oil Painting
$489
Canvas Print
$53.75
SKU: CEZ-7239
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 46.3 x 55.2 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Still Life with a Dessert, c.1877/79 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with a Dessert c.1877/79

Oil Painting
$588
Canvas Print
$52.73
SKU: CEZ-7240
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 59 x 72.9 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

View of the Bay of Marseille with the Village of Saint-Henri, c.1883 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

View of the Bay of Marseille with the Village of ... c.1883

Oil Painting
$701
Canvas Print
$52.35
SKU: CEZ-7241
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65.9 x 81.3 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Winter Landscape, Giverny, 1894 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Winter Landscape, Giverny 1894

Oil Painting
$639
Canvas Print
$60.60
SKU: CEZ-7242
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65.1 x 81 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Still Life with Pears and Apples, Covered Blue Jar and a Bottle of Wine, n.d. by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Pears and Apples, Covered Blue ... n.d.

Paper Art Print
$70.36
SKU: CEZ-7243
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 47.6 x 61.7 cm
The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, USA

Trees, n.d. by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Trees n.d.

Paper Art Print
$47.82
SKU: CEZ-7244
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 45.7 x 29.8 cm
The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, USA

Landscape at Aix-en-Provence, c.1879 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Landscape at Aix-en-Provence c.1879

Oil Painting
$583
Canvas Print
$64.27
SKU: CEZ-7245
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 46.2 x 55.3 cm
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany

Landscape from the West of Aix-en-Provence, c.1885/88 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Landscape from the West of Aix-en-Provence c.1885/88

Oil Painting
$670
Canvas Print
$74.88
SKU: CEZ-7246
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65.3 x 81.5 cm
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany

Pears and Knife, c.1877/78 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Pears and Knife c.1877/78

Oil Painting
$306
Canvas Print
$50.21
SKU: CEZ-7247
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 20 x 31 cm
Private Collection

Bather, c.1885 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Bather c.1885

Paper Art Print
$47.82
SKU: CEZ-7248
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 21 x 12.8 cm
Private Collection

Houses in the Greenery, c.1881 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Houses in the Greenery c.1881

Oil Painting
$636
Canvas Print
$60.19
SKU: CEZ-7249
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 81 x 65 cm
Private Collection

Bathers, c.1870/75 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Bathers c.1870/75

Paper Art Print
$47.82
SKU: CEZ-7250
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 12.4 x 24.8 cm
Private Collection

Montagne Sainte-Victoire, c.1900/02 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Montagne Sainte-Victoire c.1900/02

Paper Art Print
$47.82
SKU: CEZ-7251
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 31.1 x 47.5 cm
Private Collection

Still Life with Green Melon, c.1902/06 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Green Melon c.1902/06

Paper Art Print
$47.82
SKU: CEZ-7252
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 31.5 x 47.5 cm
Private Collection

Rocks near Caves above Chateau Noir, c.1895/00 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Rocks near Caves above Chateau Noir c.1895/00

Paper Art Print
$47.82
SKU: CEZ-7253
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 46.4 x 30.5 cm
Private Collection

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