Portrait of Paul Cezanne

Paul Cezanne Painting Reproductions 4 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 with Pomegranate and Pears, c.1890/93 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Pomegranate and Pears c.1890/93

Oil Painting
$750
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: CEZ-672
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 46.4 x 55.5 cm
Phillips Collection, Washington, USA

House and Trees, c.1890/94 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

House and Trees c.1890/94

Oil Painting
$759
Canvas Print
$73.53
SKU: CEZ-673
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65.2 x 81 cm
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

Dish of Peaches, c.1892 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Dish of Peaches c.1892

Oil Painting
$476
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: CEZ-674
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 31 x 40 cm
Oskar Reinhart Museum, Winterthur, Switzerland

Great Pine near Aix, c.1895/97 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Great Pine near Aix c.1895/97

Oil Painting
$824
Canvas Print
$59.22
SKU: CEZ-675
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 72 x 91 cm
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Well, Millstone and Cistern Under Trees, c.1892/94 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Well, Millstone and Cistern Under Trees c.1892/94

Oil Painting
$709
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: CEZ-676
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 64 x 80 cm
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

The Smoker, c.1891/92 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Smoker c.1891/92

Oil Painting
$824
SKU: CEZ-677
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Stadtische Kunssthalle, Mannheim, Germany

Compotier, Pitcher and Fruit, c.1892/94 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Compotier, Pitcher and Fruit c.1892/94

Oil Painting
$809
Canvas Print
$59.08
SKU: CEZ-678
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 72.5 x 91.8 cm
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

The Card Players, c.1893/96 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Card Players c.1893/96

Oil Painting
$653
Canvas Print
$61.66
SKU: CEZ-679
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 60 x 73 cm
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, United Kingdom

Rocks at Fountainebleau, c.1893 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Rocks at Fountainebleau c.1893

Oil Painting
$835
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: CEZ-680
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 73.5 x 92.5 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

Curtain, Jug and Fruit Bowl, c.1893/94 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Curtain, Jug and Fruit Bowl c.1893/94

Oil Painting
$661
Canvas Print
$60.99
SKU: CEZ-681
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 59 x 72.4 cm
Private Collection

Still Life with Apples, c.1893/94 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Apples c.1893/94

Oil Painting
$769
Canvas Print
$60.04
SKU: CEZ-682
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65.4 x 81.6 cm
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA

Sugarbowl, Pears and Tablecloth, c.1893/94 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Sugarbowl, Pears and Tablecloth c.1893/94

Oil Painting
$570
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: CEZ-683
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 51 x 62 cm
POLA Art Foundation, Tokyo, Japan

Fruit and Jug on a Table, c.1890/94 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Fruit and Jug on a Table c.1890/94

Oil Painting
$443
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: CEZ-684
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 32.4 x 40.6 cm
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts, USA

Still Life with a Ginger Jar and Eggplants, c.1890/94 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with a Ginger Jar and Eggplants c.1890/94

Oil Painting
$835
Canvas Print
$49.99
SKU: CEZ-685
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 72.5 x 91.5 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

The Card Players, c.1893/96 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Card Players c.1893/96

Oil Painting
$425
Canvas Print
$65.15
SKU: CEZ-686
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 47 x 56 cm
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

Forest Sous-Bois, c.1894 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Forest Sous-Bois c.1894

Oil Painting
$598
Canvas Print
$64.39
SKU: CEZ-687
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 116.2 x 81.3 cm
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California, USA

Still Life with Plaster Cupid, c.1894/95 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Plaster Cupid c.1894/95

Oil Painting
$759
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: CEZ-688
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 63 x 81 cm
National Museum, Stockholm, Sweden

Ginger Jar and Fruit, 1895 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Ginger Jar and Fruit 1895

Oil Painting
$640
Canvas Print
$61.40
SKU: CEZ-689
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 73.3 x 60.3 cm
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

The Bibemus Quarry, c.1895 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Bibemus Quarry c.1895

Oil Painting
$579
Canvas Print
$59.90
SKU: CEZ-690
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65 x 81 cm
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

Maison Maria with a View of Chateau Noir, c.1895 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Maison Maria with a View of Chateau Noir c.1895

Oil Painting
$759
Canvas Print
$59.90
SKU: CEZ-691
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65 x 81 cm
Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, USA

Still Life with Apples, c.1895/98 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Apples c.1895/98

Oil Painting
$644
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: CEZ-692
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 68.5 x 92.7 cm
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Still Life with Plaster Cupid, c.1894 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Plaster Cupid c.1894

Oil Painting
$570
Canvas Print
$60.44
SKU: CEZ-693
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 70.6 x 57.3 cm
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, United Kingdom

Still Life with Skull, c.1895/00 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Skull c.1895/00

Oil Painting
$750
Canvas Print
$62.49
SKU: CEZ-694
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

Table Napkin and Fruit, c.1895 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Table Napkin and Fruit c.1895

Oil Painting
$653
Canvas Print
$61.94
SKU: CEZ-695
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 47 x 56.5 cm
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

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