Paul Cézanne Biography

Paul Cézanne was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavour to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century. Cézanne's often repetitive, exploratory brushstrokes are highly characteristic and clearly recognizable. He used planes of colour and small brushstrokes that build up to form complex fields. The paintings convey Cézanne's intense study of his subjects.

Cézanne can be said to form the bridge between late 19th-century Impressionism and the early 20th century's new line of artistic enquiry, Cubism. Both Matisse and Picasso are said to have remarked that Cézanne "is the father of us all." Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Paul Cézanne
Nationality:
France
Profession:
Painter, Artist, Visual Artist
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
January 19, 1839
Astrological Sign:
Capricorn
Date of Death:
October 22, 1906
Age at Death:
67
Cause of Death:
Pneumonia
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