Category: Paul Cezanne

Cleveland Museum of Art – Mount Sainte-Victoire

Circa 1904 by Paul Cezanne During the last twenty years of his life, Cezanne repeatedly painted the towering mountain of Sainte-Victoire near his home in Aix-en-Provence. Aiming to reform Impressionism by bringing order and structure to the study of nature, he created tightly integrated compositions of merging, intersecting planes. Here, a rising tree branch echoes…

Derain, Andre (1880-1954) – 1934-39 Woman With a Hat (Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC)

Oil on cradled wood panel; 56.1 x 47.3 cm. André Derain, (b. June 10, 1880, Chatou, France—d. September 8, 1954, Garches), French painter, sculptor, printmaker, and designer who was one of the principal Fauvists. Derain studied painting in Paris at the Académie Carriere from 1898 to 1899. He developed his early style in association with…