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Turning Road at Montgeroult by Paul Cézanne

    Turning Road at Montgeroult by Paul Cézanne

    Turning Road at Montgeroult by Paul Cézanne was created in 1898. Thel painting is in Museum of Modern Art, New York. The size of the work is 81,3 x 65,7 cm and is made as an oil on canvas.

    Cézanne painted this hillside scene from direct observation; he believed that “when out-of-door scenes are represented, the contrasts between the figures and the ground are astounding and the landscape is magnificent.” Here the geometric ocher planes of the buildings emerge in focus from the loosely rendered foliage. The road bending down the hill is ultimately subsumed by the greenery, which is composed of a striking array of colors. (Read more in Museum of Modern 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… Read more

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