Portrait of Paul Cezanne

Paul Cezanne Painting Reproductions 2 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

The Bridge and Waterfall at Pontoise, 1881 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Bridge and Waterfall at Pontoise 1881

Oil Painting
$619
Canvas Print
$60.74
SKU: CEZ-624
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 60 x 73 cm
Private Collection

Houses along a Road, c.1881 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Houses along a Road c.1881

Oil Painting
$602
Canvas Print
$52.99
SKU: CEZ-625
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 60 x 73.5 cm
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Turn in the Road, c.1881 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Turn in the Road c.1881

Oil Painting
$602
Canvas Print
$62.68
SKU: CEZ-626
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 60.6 x 73.3 cm
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts, USA

Self Portrait in a White Cap, c.1881/82 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Self Portrait in a White Cap c.1881/82

Oil Painting
$534
Canvas Print
$64.08
SKU: CEZ-627
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 55.5 x 46 cm
Bavarian National Museum, Munich, Germany

Farm in Normandy, Summer (Hattenville), 1882 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Farm in Normandy, Summer (Hattenville) 1882

Oil Painting
$540
Canvas Print
$57.84
SKU: CEZ-628
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 49.5 x 66 cm
Private Collection

Mont Sainte-Victoire and the Viaduct of the Arc River Valley, c.1882/85 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Mont Sainte-Victoire and the Viaduct of the Arc ... c.1882/85

Oil Painting
$710
Canvas Print
$61.02
SKU: CEZ-629
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65.4 x 81.6 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

Portrait of Louis Guillaume, c.1882 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Portrait of Louis Guillaume c.1882

Oil Painting
$342
Canvas Print
$62.68
SKU: CEZ-630
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 55.9 x 46.7 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA

The Orchard, c.1882 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Orchard c.1882

Oil Painting
$551
SKU: CEZ-631
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

View through Trees, L'Estaque, c.1883/85 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

View through Trees, L'Estaque c.1883/85

Oil Painting
$631
Canvas Print
$61.44
SKU: CEZ-632
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 71 x 57.7 cm
Private Collection

The Gulf of Marseilles Seen from L'Estaque, c.1885 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Gulf of Marseilles Seen from L'Estaque c.1885

Oil Painting
$691
Canvas Print
$91.96
SKU: CEZ-633
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 73 x 100.3 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

Portrait of Paul Cezanne, the Artist's Son, c.1883/85 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Portrait of Paul Cezanne, the Artist's Son c.1883/85

Oil Painting
$382
Canvas Print
$50.10
SKU: CEZ-634
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 35 x 38 cm
Musee de l'Orangerie, Paris, France

The Blue Vase, c.1883/87 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Blue Vase c.1883/87

Oil Painting
$392
Canvas Print
$62.68
SKU: CEZ-635
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 61 x 50 cm
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

Still Life - Plate and Fruit, c.1888/90 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life - Plate and Fruit c.1888/90

Oil Painting
$441
Canvas Print
$50.10
SKU: CEZ-636
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 38.2 x 46.4 cm
Private Collection

Strill Life with Peaches and Two Green Pears, c.1883/87 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Strill Life with Peaches and Two Green Pears c.1883/87

Oil Painting
$263
Canvas Print
$50.10
SKU: CEZ-637
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 37.3 x 45.2 cm
Private Collection

Still Life: Flowers in a Vase, c.1885/88 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life: Flowers in a Vase c.1885/88

Oil Painting
$578
Canvas Print
$63.09
SKU: CEZ-638
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 46.5 x 55.5 cm
Private Collection

In the Woods, c.1885 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

In the Woods c.1885

Oil Painting
$502
Canvas Print
$62.40
SKU: CEZ-639
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 46.5 x 56.3 cm
Private Collection

Chestnut Tree and Farm at Jas du Bouffan, c.1885 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Chestnut Tree and Farm at Jas du Bouffan c.1885

Oil Painting
$620
SKU: CEZ-640
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Chestnut Trees at Jas de Bouffan, c.1885/86 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Chestnut Trees at Jas de Bouffan c.1885/86

Oil Painting
$631
Canvas Print
$60.74
SKU: CEZ-641
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 71 x 90 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota, USA

Gardanne, c.1885/86 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Gardanne c.1885/86

Oil Painting
$593
Canvas Print
$60.33
SKU: CEZ-642
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65 x 100 cm
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from Gardanne, c.1885/86 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from Gardanne c.1885/86

Oil Painting
$499
SKU: CEZ-643
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Orchard, c.1890 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Orchard c.1890

Oil Painting
$392
SKU: CEZ-644
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Honolulu Academy of Arts, Hawaii, USA

Still Life with Cherries and Peaches, c.1885/87 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Cherries and Peaches c.1885/87

Oil Painting
$502
Canvas Print
$61.85
SKU: CEZ-645
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 50.4 x 61 cm
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California, USA

The Jas de Bouffan, c.1887 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Jas de Bouffan c.1887

Oil Painting
$578
Canvas Print
$62.12
SKU: CEZ-646
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 60 x 73 cm
National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

The Jas de Bouffan, c.1890/94 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Jas de Bouffan c.1890/94

Oil Painting
$569
Canvas Print
$56.05
SKU: CEZ-647
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 74.6 x 54.6 cm
Private Collection

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