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Paul Cezanne (1839-1906)

Paul Cézanne (19 January 1839 - 22 October 1906) was a French painter.
He was born and died in Aix-en-Provence, in the south of France.

Paul Cézanne, one of the creators of modern art, was called the `solidifier of Impressionism'. 

His work helped the transition from the 19th century idea of art to the very different world of art in the 20th century.

Cézanne's work demonstrates a mastery of design, colour and composition. His brushstrokes are clearly recognizable. He used planes of colour and small brushstrokes that build up to form complex fields.


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