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Paul Cézanne
(1839 - 1906)

Paul Cézanne, one of a group of famous French painters called Post-Impressionists, was born on 19 January 1839.

image Still Life with Apples and Oranges, 1895–1900.
Still Life with Apples and Oranges, 1895–1900

What is Post-Impressionism?

Post-impressionism began in the 19th century. The post-impressionists liked to use lots of colors and shadows.

Art work done by post-impressionists is mainly still life or landscape. Post-impressionists paint using vivid colours, thick application of paint, distinctive brush strokes and sharp, often outlined edges.

Other Post-impressionists include:

Vincent Van Gogh
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Paul Gauguin

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