Portrait of Paul Cezanne

Paul Cezanne Painting Reproductions 9 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

Boy in a Red Vest (Garcon au Gilet Rouge), c.1888-90 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Boy in a Red Vest (Garcon au Gilet Rouge) c.1888-90

Oil Painting
$602
Canvas Print
$90.21
SKU: CEZ-7158
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 65.7 x 54.7 cm
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

The Sea at l'Estaque, 1878 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Sea at l'Estaque 1878

Oil Painting
$719
Canvas Print
$59.36
SKU: CEZ-7159
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 73 x 92 cm
Musee National Picasso, Paris, France

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

Farm at Jas de Bouffan c.1887

Oil Painting
$604
Canvas Print
$61.44
SKU: CEZ-7160
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 60 x 73.3 cm
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

Fruit and Tapestry, n.d. by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Fruit and Tapestry n.d.

Oil Painting
$470
Canvas Print
$63.39
SKU: CEZ-7161
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 46 x 54.9 cm
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

Men Bathing, c.1892/94 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Men Bathing c.1892/94

Oil Painting
$550
Canvas Print
$56.60
SKU: CEZ-7162
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 30.5 x 40.6 cm
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

Montagne Sainte-Victoire au-dessus de la route du Tholonet, c.1904 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Montagne Sainte-Victoire au-dessus de la route du ... c.1904

Oil Painting
$622
Canvas Print
$60.47
SKU: CEZ-7163
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 73.2 x 92.1 cm
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA

Drapery on a Chair, c.1980/00 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Drapery on a Chair c.1980/00

Paper Art Print
$47.71
SKU: CEZ-7164
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 49 x 28 cm
Private Collection

House on a Hillside, n.d. by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

House on a Hillside n.d.

Oil Painting
$577
Canvas Print
$75.49
SKU: CEZ-7165
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

Montagne Sainte-Victoire, n.d. by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Montagne Sainte-Victoire n.d.

Oil Painting
$645
Canvas Print
$73.95
SKU: CEZ-7166
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Barnes Foundation, Merion, USA

Landscape, n.d. by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Landscape n.d.

Oil Painting
$622
SKU: CEZ-7167
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 73 x 92 cm
National Museum, Stockholm, Sweden

Still Life with Commode, c.1887/88 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Commode c.1887/88

Oil Painting
$629
Canvas Print
$60.06
SKU: CEZ-7168
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 62.2 x 78.7 cm
Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA

Small Houses near Pontoise, c.1873/74 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Small Houses near Pontoise c.1873/74

Oil Painting
$526
Canvas Print
$51.99
SKU: CEZ-7169
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 40.7 x 50.9 cm
Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA

Jules Peyron, c.1885/87 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Jules Peyron c.1885/87

Oil Painting
$590
Canvas Print
$50.10
SKU: CEZ-7170
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 46.4 x 38.1 cm
Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA

Study of Trees, c.1904 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Study of Trees c.1904

Canvas Print
$57.43
SKU: CEZ-7171
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 62.2 x 47 cm
Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA

The Uphill Road, 1881 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Uphill Road 1881

Oil Painting
$524
Canvas Print
$62.53
SKU: CEZ-7172
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 58.9 x 71.6 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

Still Life of Peaches and Figs, n.d. by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life of Peaches and Figs n.d.

Paper Art Print
$47.71
SKU: CEZ-7173
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: unknown
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, United Kingdom

Landscape, c.1900 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Landscape c.1900

Oil Painting
$568
Canvas Print
$61.85
SKU: CEZ-7174
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 62.2 x 51.5 cm
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, United Kingdom

The Abandoned House at Tholonet, n.d. by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

The Abandoned House at Tholonet n.d.

Oil Painting
$550
SKU: CEZ-7175
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 50.5 x 60.4 cm
Private Collection

Near Auvers-sur-Oise, n.d. by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Near Auvers-sur-Oise n.d.

Oil Painting
$560
Canvas Print
$63.50
SKU: CEZ-7176
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 46 x 55 cm
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, United Kingdom

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

Still Life with Blue Drapery c.1893/94

Oil Painting
$592
SKU: CEZ-7177
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 41.9 x 72.1 cm
Private Collection

Self Portrait, c.1890/94 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Self Portrait c.1890/94

Oil Painting
$602
Canvas Print
$58.81
SKU: CEZ-7178
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 60 x 49 cm
Bridgestone Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

Portrait of Victor Chocquet, c.1876/77 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Portrait of Victor Chocquet c.1876/77

Oil Painting
$470
SKU: CEZ-7179
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 45.7 x 36.8 cm
Private Collection

Still Life with Apples, Bottle and Chairback, n.d. by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Apples, Bottle and Chairback n.d.

Paper Art Print
$54.70
SKU: CEZ-7180
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 45.8 x 60.4 cm
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, United Kingdom

Pot of Flowers and Pears, c.1888/90 by Cezanne | Painting Reproduction

Pot of Flowers and Pears c.1888/90

Oil Painting
$588
Canvas Print
$62.12
SKU: CEZ-7181
Paul Cezanne
Original Size: 46 x 56.3 cm
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, United Kingdom

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