Portrait of Paul Cezanne

Paul Cezanne Painting Reproductions 6 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 Chateau Noir, c.1904 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Chateau Noir c.1904

Oil Painting
$608
SKU: CEZ-720
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Oskar Reinhart Museum, Winterthur, Switzerland

Mont Saint-Victoire, c.1904/05 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Mont Saint-Victoire c.1904/05

Oil Painting
$601
Canvas Print
$62.28
SKU: CEZ-721
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 60 x 73 cm
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

Montagne Sainte-Victoire and the Black Chateau, c.1904/06 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Montagne Sainte-Victoire and the Black Chateau c.1904/06

Oil Painting
$698
SKU: CEZ-722
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Bridgestone Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

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

Chateau Noir c.1900/04

Oil Painting
$653
Canvas Print
$59.65
SKU: CEZ-723
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 73.6 x 93.2 cm
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Mont Sainte-Victoire, c.1904/06 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Mont Sainte-Victoire c.1904/06

Oil Painting
$708
SKU: CEZ-724
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
E.G. Buhrle Foundation Collection, Zurich, Switzerland

Still Life with Apples and Peaches, c.1905 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Apples and Peaches c.1905

Oil Painting
$641
Canvas Print
$60.76
SKU: CEZ-725
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 81 x 100.5 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA

The Large Bathers, 1906 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Large Bathers 1906

Oil Painting
$738
Canvas Print
$63.37
SKU: CEZ-726
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 210.5 x 250.8 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Legendary Scene, c.1878 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Legendary Scene c.1878

Oil Painting
$391
SKU: CEZ-727
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

L'Estaque, View through the Trees, 1879 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

L'Estaque, View through the Trees 1879

Oil Painting
$523
Canvas Print
$59.79
SKU: CEZ-728
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 44.7 x 53.4 cm
Private Collection

View of Mount Mareseilleveyre and the Isle of Maire, c.1878/82 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

View of Mount Mareseilleveyre and the Isle of Maire c.1878/82

Oil Painting
$498
Canvas Print
$88.06
SKU: CEZ-729
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 54 x 65.1 cm
Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Rochester, New York, USA

Compotier and Plate of Biscuits, c.1877 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Compotier and Plate of Biscuits c.1877

Oil Painting
$396
SKU: CEZ-730
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

The Etang des Soeurs at Osny, c.1875 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Etang des Soeurs at Osny c.1875

Oil Painting
$601
Canvas Print
$61.44
SKU: CEZ-731
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 60 x 83.5 cm
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, United Kingdom

The Eternal Woman, c.1877 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Eternal Woman c.1877

Oil Painting
$311
SKU: CEZ-732
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA

Still Life with Jar, Cup, and Apples, c.1877 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Jar, Cup, and Apples c.1877

Oil Painting
$601
SKU: CEZ-733
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

Five Bathers, c.1877/78 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Five Bathers c.1877/78

Oil Painting
$329
SKU: CEZ-734
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Musee National Picasso, Paris, France

Apples, c.1877/78 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Apples c.1877/78

Oil Painting
$205
Canvas Print
$50.00
SKU: CEZ-735
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 19 x 27 cm
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Still Life with Apples and a Glass of Wine, c.1877/79 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Apples and a Glass of Wine c.1877/79

Oil Painting
$342
Canvas Print
$50.00
SKU: CEZ-736
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 26.7 x 32.7 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Saint-Henri and the Bay of l'Estaque, c.1877/79 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Saint-Henri and the Bay of l'Estaque c.1877/79

Oil Painting
$608
SKU: CEZ-737
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 66.5 x 83 cm
Private Collection

Landscape, Study after Nature, 1876 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Landscape, Study after Nature 1876

Oil Painting
$485
Canvas Print
$54.00
SKU: CEZ-738
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 42 x 59 cm
Foundation Rau pour le Tiers-Monde, Zurich, Switzerland

Auvers-sur-Oise, View from Nearby, c.1876/77 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Auvers-sur-Oise, View from Nearby c.1876/77

Oil Painting
$516
SKU: CEZ-739
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Afternoon in Naples with a Black Servant, c.1875/77 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Afternoon in Naples with a Black Servant c.1875/77

Oil Painting
$262
Canvas Print
$50.00
SKU: CEZ-740
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 37 x 45 cm
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

Dish of Apples, c.1875/77 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Dish of Apples c.1875/77

Oil Painting
$503
SKU: CEZ-741
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

House of the Hanged Man, Auvers-sur-Oise, 1873 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

House of the Hanged Man, Auvers-sur-Oise 1873

Oil Painting
$503
Canvas Print
$54.30
SKU: CEZ-742
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 55 x 66 cm
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

The House of Doctor Gachet at Auvers, c.1872/73 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The House of Doctor Gachet at Auvers c.1872/73

Oil Painting
$283
SKU: CEZ-743
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 46 x 38 cm
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

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