Studio of Paul Cezanne, Aix en Provence, South of France,1890’s
Paul Cezanne’s studio in Aix en Provence in the South of France, in the 1890’s.
1500 x 1000mm – oils on canvas
The top shelf contains subject matter for his still-life paintings, as seen set-up on the table.
Paul Cezanne was known as ‘the father of modern art.’ His works were created to satisfy himself, not the public. He concentrated mainly on form and improving his skill. Towards the end of his life he began to develop the basis of cubism, where he reduced architecture and figures to geometric forms.
‘Nature should be handled with the cylinder, sphere and cone.’