Cézanne at the Estaque - Oils, watercolours, drawings: 1864-1885

Cézanne at the Estaque - Oils, watercolours, drawings: 1864-1885

French language

A small territory trapped between the sea and the hills at the northern end of Marseille, L'Estaque has attracted a very large number of painters, from the Marseillaise school to fauvism and cubism.

Cézanne came to L'Estaque several times between 1864 and 1885. There he satisfied his ...
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Dimensions :
18,5 x 24,5 x 1,5 cm
Museum :
Musée d'Orsay
Reference :


Author :
Blanc, Geneviève

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The artist

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906)

Born in France, he studied painting at the Swiss Academy and forged links with the future Impressionists. In 1886, Zola, his friend Zola, dates him, uses him as a model to describe a failed painter. This is the end of their long friendship. On the other hand, he still has a very good relationship with Pissarro, whom he worships as a master: he works with him for two years but in 1877, he splits off from this movement. His research made him the precursor of cubism: drawing and colour became inseparable from the arrangement of the painting, which was organized from the inside.