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Great Artists: Paul Cézanne

A painter of subtle landscapes who influenced a generation

The Bathers (Les Grandes Baigneuses) (c. 1900–1906) by Paul Cezanne. Source Wikimedia Commons

It is a widespread assumption in art history that to understand the rise of modern art, you need to understand the art of Paul Cézanne.

Because of his influence on the generation of artists that followed him, especially Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, certain phrases have become connected…



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