Cézanne and Paris
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Cézanne and Paris

This catalogue was published on the occasion of the exhibition Cézanne and Paris, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris (Sénat), from 12 Oct. 2011 to 26 February 2012.

 

Characteristics

Number of pages :
224
Dimensions :
25 x 29 cm
Artist :
Paul Cézanne (1839-1906)
Art movements :
19th century, French paintings, Post-Impressionism
Number of illustrations :
220
Museum :
Musée d'Orsay
Theme :
Paris
French
EAN :
9782711858750
Reference :
EC405875
English
EAN :
9782711859191
Reference :
EC405919

Editor

Publication :
Septembre 2011
Diffusor :
FLAMMARION SA
Distributor :
FLAMMARION SA

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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.