Gardanne by Paul Cézanne was created in 1885 – 1886. The painting is in Metropolitan Museum of Art New York. The size of the work is 80 x 64,1 cm and is made as an oil on canvas.
This is one of three views of Gardanne, a hill town near Aix-en-Provence where Cézanne worked from the summer of 1885 through the spring of 1886. The steeple of the local church crowns the cluster of red-roofed buildings which animate the sloping terrain. Faceted and geometric, the structures anticipate early-twentieth-century Cubism. (read more in Metropolitan Museum of Art)
About the Artist: French artist and Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cézanne was born in Aix-en-Provence. In Paris, Cézanne met the Impressionist Camille Pissarro. Initially, the friendship formed in the mid-1860s between Pissarro and Cézanne was that of master and disciple, in which Pissarro exerted a formative influence on the younger artist. Cézanne’s early work is often concerned with the figure in the landscape. Cézanne’s paintings were shown in the first exhibition of the Salon des Refusés in 1863. Before 1895 Cézanne exhibited twice with the Impressionists. In later years a few individual paintings were shown at various venues, until 1895, when the Parisian dealer, Ambroise Vollard, gave the artist his first solo exhibition… Read more
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