Portrait of Paul Cezanne

Paul Cezanne Painting Reproductions 5 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 Lac d'Annecy, 1896 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Lac d'Annecy 1896

Oil Painting
$700
Canvas Print
$60.33
SKU: CEZ-696
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65 x 81 cm
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, United Kingdom

Chrysanthemums, c.1896/98 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Chrysanthemums c.1896/98

Oil Painting
$617
Canvas Print
$62.68
SKU: CEZ-697
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 70.5 x 58.4 cm
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

Still Life with Onions, c.1895 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Onions c.1895

Oil Painting
$710
Canvas Print
$50.10
SKU: CEZ-698
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 66 x 82 cm
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

Boy with Skull, c.1896/98 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Boy with Skull c.1896/98

Oil Painting
$800
Canvas Print
$69.66
SKU: CEZ-699
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 130.2 x 97.3 cm
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

Bibemus - the Red Rock, c.1897 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Bibemus - the Red Rock c.1897

Oil Painting
$691
SKU: CEZ-700
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from the Bibemus Quarry, c.1897 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from the Bibemus Quarry c.1897

Oil Painting
$691
Canvas Print
$60.74
SKU: CEZ-701
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65.1 x 81 cm
Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland, USA

Mount Sainte-Victoire, c.1897/98 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Mount Sainte-Victoire c.1897/98

Oil Painting
$429
Canvas Print
$52.35
SKU: CEZ-702
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 81 x 100.5 cm
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Farm at Montgeroult, 1898 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Farm at Montgeroult 1898

Oil Painting
$392
SKU: CEZ-703
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

The Bibemus Quarry, c.1898 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Bibemus Quarry c.1898

Oil Painting
$526
SKU: CEZ-704
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

The Bibemus Quarry, c.1898/00 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Bibemus Quarry c.1898/00

Oil Painting
$499
Canvas Print
$62.82
SKU: CEZ-705
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65 x 54 cm
Private Collection

Pyramid of Skulls, c.1898/00 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Pyramid of Skulls c.1898/00

Oil Painting
$273
Canvas Print
$50.10
SKU: CEZ-706
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 39 x 46.5 cm
Private Collection

Road near Mont Sainte-Victoire, c.1896/98 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Road near Mont Sainte-Victoire c.1896/98

Oil Painting
$631
Canvas Print
$59.77
SKU: CEZ-707
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 78 x 99 cm
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Avenue at Chantilly, 1888 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Avenue at Chantilly 1888

Oil Painting
$526
Canvas Print
$101.76
SKU: CEZ-708
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 82 x 66 cm
National Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Apples and Oranges, c.1895/00 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Apples and Oranges c.1895/00

Oil Painting
$788
Canvas Print
$59.50
SKU: CEZ-709
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 74 x 93 cm
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

Still Life with Curtain and Flowered Pitcher, c.1894/95 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Curtain and Flowered Pitcher c.1894/95

Oil Painting
$584
Canvas Print
$93.38
SKU: CEZ-710
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 55 x 74.5 cm
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Bathers (Les Grandes Baigneuses), c.1894/05 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Bathers (Les Grandes Baigneuses) c.1894/05

Oil Painting
$740
Canvas Print
$81.97
SKU: CEZ-711
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 127.2 x 196.1 cm
National Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Cistern in the Park at Chateau Noir, c.1900 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Cistern in the Park at Chateau Noir c.1900

Oil Painting
$380
SKU: CEZ-712
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Woman in Blue (Madame Cezanne), c.1900/02 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Woman in Blue (Madame Cezanne) c.1900/02

Oil Painting
$718
Canvas Print
$60.88
SKU: CEZ-713
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 88 x 72 cm
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

The Chateau Noir, c.1900/04 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Chateau Noir c.1900/04

Oil Painting
$653
Canvas Print
$58.26
SKU: CEZ-714
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 73.7 x 96.6 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA

The Bathers, c.1899/04 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Bathers c.1899/04

Oil Painting
$397
Canvas Print
$62.12
SKU: CEZ-715
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 51.3 x 61.7 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, USA

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

Mont Sainte-Victoire c.1902

Oil Painting
$581
Canvas Print
$60.60
SKU: CEZ-716
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 83.8 x 65 cm
Private Collection

Mount Sainte-Victoire Seen from Les Lauves, c.1902/06 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Mount Sainte-Victoire Seen from Les Lauves c.1902/06

Oil Painting
$397
SKU: CEZ-717
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from Les Lauves, c.1902/06 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from Les Lauves c.1902/06

Oil Painting
$700
Canvas Print
$101.04
SKU: CEZ-718
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 63.8 x 81.6 cm
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, USA

Mont Sainte-Victoire, c.1902/06 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Mont Sainte-Victoire c.1902/06

Oil Painting
$551
SKU: CEZ-719
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

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