Inspired by Cézanne

Paysage, Arijac



Painting - 24 x 30 inch


Half Portrait in Orange, David Crismon

Half Portrait in Orange

David Crismon

Painting - 33.9 x 27.2 x 2.8 inch


Genêts, Agnès Tiollier


Agnès Tiollier

Fine Art Drawings - 27.6 x 39.4 x 0.1 inch


Les rochers breton, Patrick Marie

Les rochers breton

Patrick Marie

Painting - 28.7 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

£1,726 £1,295

Falaises à Varengeville, Patrick Marie

Falaises à Varengeville

Patrick Marie

Painting - 19.7 x 25.6 x 0.8 inch


Silence-1, Ivan Tzonev


Ivan Tzonev

Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 0.9 inch




Sophie Petetin

Print - 15.7 x 15.7 x 0.2 inch


Sinfonía Natural, Tatiana Blanqué

Sinfonía Natural

Tatiana Blanqué

Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 inch


Among the cypresses / Fra i cipressi, Tonino Gottarelli

Among the cypresses / Fra i cipressi

Tonino Gottarelli

Painting - 27.6 x 19.7 inch


Homage to Cezanne-II, Stanislav Bojankov

Homage to Cezanne-II

Stanislav Bojankov

Painting - 17.3 x 20.9 x 0.8 inch


Giverny en octobre, Philippe De Lestrange

Giverny en octobre

Philippe De Lestrange

Print - 18.1 x 21.7 x 0.8 inch


Vanitas 6, Markus Lüpertz

Vanitas 6

Markus Lüpertz

Print - 22 x 30.3 inch


Achitecture des mangues, Catherine Clare

Achitecture des mangues

Catherine Clare

Painting - 19.7 x 25.6 x 1.2 inch

£1,239 £1,115

Winter Lake, Aviel, Tavalina

Winter Lake, Aviel


Painting - 29.1 x 40.9 x 2 inch


My House, Red Still Life, Tavalina

My House, Red Still Life


Painting - 24 x 20 x 2 inch


Bodegon con Melon y Albaricoques, Alberto Romero

Bodegon con Melon y Albaricoques

Alberto Romero

Painting - 22.4 x 23.6 x 0.2 inch


The whole and half, Tonino Gottarelli

The whole and half

Tonino Gottarelli

Painting - 13 x 18.9 x 0.2 inch


Cezanne's Mont Saint Victoire, Janice Toulouse

Cezanne's Mont Saint Victoire

Janice Toulouse

Painting - 18.9 x 21.7 x 0.8 inch


Pinède, Espagne, Catherine Azaïs

Pinède, Espagne

Catherine Azaïs

Painting - 21.3 x 28.7 x 0.2 inch


Tableau de Provence, Claude Cruells

Tableau de Provence

Claude Cruells

Photography - 31.5 x 47.2 x 2.4 inch


Sisters, Diana Malivani


Diana Malivani

Painting - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch


Breakfast forever, Melinda Matyas

Breakfast forever

Melinda Matyas

Painting - 35.4 x 35.4 x 0.8 inch


Sciura 1, Sergey Bondarev

Sciura 1

Sergey Bondarev

Painting - 47.2 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch


Les pins penchés 2, Charlotte Pivard

Les pins penchés 2

Charlotte Pivard

Painting - 11.8 x 11.8 x 1.2 inch


Paysage de nature impressionniste 'Cet arbre au bord de l'eau', Linda Clerget

Paysage de nature impressionniste 'Cet arbre au bord de l'eau'

Linda Clerget

Painting - 15.7 x 19.7 x 0.2 inch


Lovely Provence j'aime ta couleur !!, Sophie Petetin

Lovely Provence j'aime ta couleur !!

Sophie Petetin

Painting - 27.6 x 27.6 x 1 inch


Le pont neuf contre jour, Patrick Marie

Le pont neuf contre jour

Patrick Marie

Painting - 19.7 x 25.6 x 0.8 inch


Pupitre, Chantal Roux


Chantal Roux

Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch


Universel, Éric Mercier Sevin


Éric Mercier Sevin

Painting - 25.6 x 19.7 x 0 inch


Mars, Éric Mercier Sevin


Éric Mercier Sevin

Painting - 25.6 x 32.3 x 0.7 inch


Les saltimbanques, Pablo Picasso

Les saltimbanques

Pablo Picasso

Print - 33.1 x 24.8 inch


Inspired by Cézanne

“Painting from nature is not copying the object; it is realizing one's sensations".

Paul Cézanne was born in 1839 in Aix en Provence, where his father was a renowned banker and his mother a former laborer. His friendship with Émile Zola began as a 13-year-old at Aix College, and was the beginning of what would be a long and significant fraternal relationship.

Despite Cézanne's interest in art from a young age, his father had him enrolled in the law course at Aix University. Cézanne spent just one year at university before moving on to work in his father's bank. In 1862, Cézanne enrolled at the Swiss Academy after failing to be accepted by the School of Fine Arts. It was at the Swiss Academy that his artistic life began, passionately reproducing and studying works by Delacroix, Courbet, Rubens, and Vélasquez. It was also at the academy where he met Camille Pissarro, Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet, and Alfred Sisley.

His works are easily distinguished from those of his peers, since his strokes are thicker. Like Courbet, he worked with a knife and created stark contrasts in his paintings like Manet. After being rejected from presenting his work at an official exhibition, he quickly associated with fellow rebels, the Impressionists.

The world of painting was dominated by three key movements in the nineteenth century: Romanticism, Realism, and Impressionism.

Despite the impact of these three movements, Paul Cézanne still managed to define a whole new style. His works would go on to inspire his fellow artists and become a colossal influence in the art world; a talent that was completely disregarded by art critics and the public at the time.

Cézanne's powerful style reflects the profound troubles he faced during his career, where the intensity of his desires and expectations fill his works. He sometimes integrates imaginary elements into his paintings, especially his portraits, which aim to convey his understanding of his work.

An incredible influence of the 20th century, Cézanne continued to inspire great masters like Matisse, Braque, and Picasso even after his death.

“He was a father to all of us" and “the one and only master" Picasso once said to Brassai, describing the amazing influence Cézanne had over his fellow artists and superiors which included Braque, Gauguin, and Derain.

Cézanne complicated the viewer's ability to read his work in the same way the Cubists would do a decade later. He chose perspectives according to what he wanted to show, not what he was supposed to show. His paintings of swimmers and trees at the Sainte-Victoire mountain in Provence were incredibly avant-garde, and would go on to inspire the modern movement of the 20th century.

Picasso and Georges Braques were the first artists to understand and follow Cézanne's technique in breaking up the structures of his subjects and compositions. Cézanne's technique sees the subject depicted through the use of flat, geometric shapes. The two artists however, took Cézanne's method a step further by not only breaking up their subjects, but reassembling them in an alternative way. This technique lead to Cubism, where paintings were opened up to a fourth dimension; intuition.

On Artsper, discover the contemporary artists inspired by the “one and only master", Paul Cézanne.

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