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IMG_6522 Paul Cézanne. 1893-1906. Paris. Nature morte à la soupière. Still life at the soup tureen. 1877. Paris Orsay.

Paul Cézanne. 1893-1906. Paris. Nature morte à la soupière. Still life at the soup tureen. 1877. Paris Orsay. ART MODERNE : LE RENOUVELLEMENT DES FORMES L’Art Moderne, annoncé dès le début du 20è siècle par les peintres romantiques (Delacroix) et les pré-impressionnistes a été un facteur tout à fait remarquable de renouvellement des formes esthétiques…

A Farm in Brittany, by Paul Gauguin

Gauguin returned to France from Tahiti in August 1893. The following summer, he traveled to Brittany, where he remained for some six months. Breton culture, infused with vestiges of its pagan Celtic past, appealed to his taste for the primitive and the exotic. The two-year interlude that was Gauguin’s last stay in France, from August…

Gauguin Self Portrait, 1895

Paul Gauguin French, 1848-1904 Oil on canvas "for my friend Daniel" Paul Gauguin, more than any other artist of the 19th century, perhaps, has become a romantic symbol, the personification of the artist as rebel against society. After years of wandering, first in the merchant marine, then in the French navy, he settled down, in…