Paul Cézanne

French Painter Paul Cézanne

Profession: French Painter


Biography: 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.

Born: January 19, 1839
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: October 22, 1906 (aged 67)
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

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Married Life

  • 1886-04-28 Painter Paul Cézanne (47) weds Marie-Hortense Fiquet (36)

Historical Events

  • 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's painting "Still Life With Apples" sells for US$28,600,000 in NYC

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