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About Paul Cézanne
Paul Cézanne was a French Post-Impressionist painter known for his legendary paintings such as Mont Sainte-Victoire seen from Bellevue, Rideau, Cruchon et Compotier and The Bathers, which helped in bridging the gap between Impressionism and Cubism. He is regarded as one of the most influential painters of twentieth century painting. He influenced generations of artists all over the world, including legendary painters such as Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.
He was the son of Anne Elisabeth Honorine Aubert and Louis-Auguste Cézanne. He had two younger sisters named Marie and Rose. He married Marie-Hortense Fiquet on April 28, 1886.
In 2008, one of his notable works The Boy in the Red Vest was stolen from a museum in Switzerland. The painting was later recovered by the authorities.
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Famous quotes by Paul Cézanne
A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.Paul Cézanne
An art which isn't based on feeling isn't an art at all.Paul Cézanne
Art is a harmony parallel with nature.Paul Cézanne
Don't be an art critic. Paint. There lies salvation.Paul Cézanne
Doubtless there are things in nature which have not yet been seen. If an artist discovers them, he opens the way for his successors.Paul Cézanne
For an Impressionist to paint from nature is not to paint the subject, but to realize sensations.Paul Cézanne
Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience.Paul Cézanne
I am more a friend of art than a producer of painting.Paul Cézanne
I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us, we find consolation only in religion.Paul Cézanne
I have nothing to hide in art. The initial force alone can bring anyone to the end he must attain.Paul Cézanne
I lack the magnificent richness of color that animates nature.Paul Cézanne
I must be more sensible and realize that at my age, illusions are hardly permitted and they will always destroy me.Paul Cézanne
Is art really the priesthood that demands the pure in heart who belong to it wholly?Paul Cézanne
My age and health will never allow me to realize the dream of art I've been pursuing all my life.Paul Cézanne
My nervous system is enfeebled, only work in oils can sustain me.Paul Cézanne
Painting from nature is not copying the object it is realizing one's sensations.Paul Cézanne
Pure drawing is an abstraction. Drawing and colour are not distinct, everything in nature is coloured.Paul Cézanne
The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.Paul Cézanne
The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself.Paul Cézanne
The truth is in nature, and I shall prove it.Paul Cézanne
We must not be content to memorize the beautiful formulas of our illustrious predecessors. Let us go out and study beautiful nature.Paul Cézanne
When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.Paul Cézanne
You say a new era in art is preparing you sensed it coming continue your studies without weakening. God will do the rest.Paul Cézanne
Paul Cézanne's Popularity
Paul Cézanne was a famous French painter, who was born on January 19, 1839. As a person born on this date, Paul Cézanne is listed in our database as the 14th most popular celebrity for the day (January 19) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1839).
People born on January 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Paul Cézanne is the 366th most popular Capricorn.
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