Portrait of Paul Cezanne

Paul Cezanne Painting Reproductions 3 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

Tall Trees at the Jas de Bouffan, c.1883 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Tall Trees at the Jas de Bouffan c.1883

Oil Painting
$710
Canvas Print
$59.92
SKU: CEZ-648
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65 x 81 cm
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, United Kingdom

Trees and Houses, c.1885 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Trees and Houses c.1885

Oil Painting
$569
Canvas Print
$55.36
SKU: CEZ-649
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 54 x 73 cm
Musee de l'Orangerie, Paris, France

Five Bathers, c.1885/87 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Five Bathers c.1885/87

Oil Painting
$517
Canvas Print
$50.10
SKU: CEZ-650
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65.5 x 65.5 cm
Kunstmuseum, Basel, Switzerland

Still Life - Apples and Pears, c.1885/87 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life - Apples and Pears c.1885/87

Oil Painting
$504
Canvas Print
$57.01
SKU: CEZ-651
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 44.8 x 58.7 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

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

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

Oil Painting
$676
Canvas Print
$60.47
SKU: CEZ-652
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 80.2 x 100.6 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, USA

Mont Sainte-Victoire with Large Pine, c.1886/87 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Mont Sainte-Victoire with Large Pine c.1886/87

Oil Painting
$584
Canvas Print
$104.26
SKU: CEZ-653
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 59.7 x 72.4 cm
Phillips Collection, Washington, USA

House in Provence, c.1886/90 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

House in Provence c.1886/90

Oil Painting
$610
Canvas Print
$61.44
SKU: CEZ-654
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 64.7 x 81 cm
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana, USA

Mont Sainte-Victoire with Large Pine, c.1887 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Mont Sainte-Victoire with Large Pine c.1887

Oil Painting
$749
Canvas Print
$54.81
SKU: CEZ-655
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 66.8 x 92.3 cm
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, United Kingdom

House with the Red Roof at Jas de Bouffan, c.1885/86 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

House with the Red Roof at Jas de Bouffan c.1885/86

Oil Painting
$629
Canvas Print
$60.19
SKU: CEZ-656
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 73 x 92 cm
Private Collection

Pierrot and Harlequin (Mardi Gras), 1888 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Pierrot and Harlequin (Mardi Gras) 1888

Oil Painting
$760
Canvas Print
$59.77
SKU: CEZ-657
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 102 x 81 cm
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

The Banks of the Marne at Creteil, c.1888 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Banks of the Marne at Creteil c.1888

Oil Painting
$760
Canvas Print
$60.47
SKU: CEZ-658
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 71 x 90 cm
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

 Banks of the Marne (Villa on the Bank of a River), c.1888 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Banks of the Marne (Villa on the Bank of a River) c.1888

Oil Painting
$710
Canvas Print
$52.10
SKU: CEZ-659
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65.5 x 81.3 cm
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Harlequin, c.1888/90 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Harlequin c.1888/90

Oil Painting
$769
Canvas Print
$50.10
SKU: CEZ-660
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 101 x 65 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA

The Kitchen Table, c.1888/90 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Kitchen Table c.1888/90

Oil Painting
$710
Canvas Print
$60.74
SKU: CEZ-661
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65 x 81 cm
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

Four Bathers, c.1888/90 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Four Bathers c.1888/90

Oil Painting
$691
Canvas Print
$60.19
SKU: CEZ-662
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 73 x 92 cm
New Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, Denmark

Terracotta Pots and Flowers, c.1891/92 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Terracotta Pots and Flowers c.1891/92

Oil Painting
$831
Canvas Print
$59.77
SKU: CEZ-663
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 92.4 x 73.3 cm
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

The Large Pine, c.1889 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Large Pine c.1889

Oil Painting
$778
Canvas Print
$115.48
SKU: CEZ-664
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 84 x 92 cm
Museu de Arte, Sao Paulo, Brazil

The Pigeon Tower at Bellevue, c.1894/96 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Pigeon Tower at Bellevue c.1894/96

Oil Painting
$700
Canvas Print
$60.74
SKU: CEZ-665
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 64.2 x 80 cm
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA

Still Life with Apples, c.1890 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Apples c.1890

Oil Painting
$263
Canvas Print
$50.10
SKU: CEZ-666
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 35.2 x 46.2 cm
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Still Life, c.1890 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life c.1890

Oil Painting
$254
Canvas Print
$50.10
SKU: CEZ-667
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 28 x 40.5 cm
Private Collection

Mont Sainte-Victoire, c.1890 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Mont Sainte-Victoire c.1890

Oil Painting
$845
Canvas Print
$50.11
SKU: CEZ-668
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65 x 95.2 cm
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

The Card Players, c.1890/92 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Card Players c.1890/92

Oil Painting
$760
Canvas Print
$69.36
SKU: CEZ-669
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 134 x 181.5 cm
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

The Smoker, 1895 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Smoker 1895

Oil Painting
$749
Canvas Print
$73.65
SKU: CEZ-670
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 91 x 72 cm
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Madame Cezanne with Unbound Hair, c.1890/92 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Madame Cezanne with Unbound Hair c.1890/92

Oil Painting
$392
Canvas Print
$53.12
SKU: CEZ-671
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 61.9 x 51.1 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

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