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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 115 A PICTURE’S WORTH 1000 200 WORDS

Mont Sainte-Victoire

PAUL CÉZANNE, 1900

 

Most artists delight in change and variety, but many great painters have also returned to the same scene or subject time and again. Such was the case with Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cézanne. However, instead of coming back to themes such as sunflowers, ballerinas, or self-portraits, he repeatedly painted a rugged mountain named Mont Sainte-Victoire located near his home in Aixen-Provence, France.

 

Cézanne’s intentions for his mountain series were similar to those of Claude Monet and his paintings of London’s Parliament. Similarly, Cézanne wanted to ...

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