Tag Archives: Paul Cezanne

Tu veux que je fasse un dessin ?

The Frick Museum in New York has a current exhibit featuring drawings from the Courtauld Gallery in London. The exhibit, entitled Mantegna to Matisse is on until January 27, 2013. The collection includes plenty of French artists, including Jean-Antoine Watteau, … Continue reading

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C’est l’enfance de l’art

The musée Marmottan, on the edge of a pretty park in the 16th Arrondissement, is one of Paris’ overlooked little gems. It has a terrific permanent collection, mostly of Impressionists, and wonderful temporary exhibits that change just a few times … Continue reading

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La vie en pointillé

French Impressionist painter, Camille Pissaro, was born in the French Antilles on the island of Saint-Thomas on July 10, 1830. He moved to Paris as a young child. He was not formally trained, but learned to paint from his friends … Continue reading

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La vérité est en marche et rien ne l’arrêtera

French writer Émile Zola was born on April 2, 1840.  When his widowed mother moved from Aix-en-Provence to Paris, Zola joined her. He was soon joined by childhood friend Paul Cézanne, who painted the portrait, above. Mama Zola wanted her … Continue reading

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Faire le pont

French painter Paul Cézanne was born January 19, 1839. He was the artistic bridge between the Impressionists of the late 19th century and the Cubists of the early 20th century.  When he moved to Paris from Aix-en-Provence, he attended law … Continue reading

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