Paul Cézanne, French Post-Impressionist artist - died this day in 1906 from pneumonia. He had been caught by a rain storm a few days earlier while working on a canvas in the field. He continued to work through the downpour for a couple of hours, but the exposure proved too much for his constitution…
Photo of Paul, April 1906, a few months before he got wet…
(by Gertrude Osthaus)
Roy Lichtenstein \ Рой Лихтенштейн
Man with folded arms \ Мужчина со скрещенными руками, 1962
oil, canvas, 177.8 x 121.9 cm
“Color is the place where our brain and the universe meet. That’s why color appears so entirely dramatic to true painters.” —Paul Cézanne
Now on view in Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art.
Paul Cézanne (French, 1839—1906 ), The Battle of Love, c. 1880, oil on canvas. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the W. Averell Harriman Foundation in memory of Marie N. Harriman
I completely forgot that I found this really cool old book about Paul Cezanne in a box on the sidewalk.