Auvers, Panoramic View

Date:

1873/75

Artist:

Paul Cézanne
French, 1839-1906

About this artwork

Paul Cézanne painted this work during his first prolonged stay at Auvers, where the older Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro was his companion and mentor. He chose to focus not on a notable, picturesque site—the Oise River or the medieval church of Notre-Dame—but rather on the patchwork formed by the town’s ordinary houses and rooftops. The tall white structure with a single window on the left of the composition is the house of Dr. Paul Gachet, a friend and collector of the Impressionists and the painting’s first owner.

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European Painting and Sculpture

Artist

Paul Cézanne

Title

Auvers, Panoramic View

Origin

France

Date

1873–1875

Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

25 5/8 × 32 in. (65.2 × 81.3 cm)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Larned Coburn Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1933.422

Extended information about this artwork

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