Profession: French Painter
Why Famous: French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavour to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century.
- 1886-04-28 Painter Paul Cézanne (47) weds Marie-Hortense Fiquet (36)
- 1863-05-15 Salon des Refusés opens in Paris, exhibition of works rejected by official Salon, features Paul Cézanne, Camille Pissarro, Henri Fantin-Latour, James Whistler, and Édouard Manet
- 1993-05-10 Paul Cézanne still life painting sells for US$28,600,000 in NYC