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e Artist : painter
Madame Cezanne Sewing.
b 72.5 x 56 cm.
Oil on canvas.
On his first Paris trip, he met Marie-Hortense Fiquet, the model who eventually became his wife and the mother of his only child. She never liked Provence, and she never understood her husband. She preferred the city lights to the south of France, so they lived apart much of the time. She dutifully posed for her husband during summers in Aix, but these portraits show her with a remote, inscrutable look, with eyes that never meet the viewer's. She didn't get much out of the marriage. Paul kept her a secret from the family for years, and because he seldom sold a painting (although he did barter them for art supplies from P
Style: French Post- Impressionist.
School: Post- Impressionist.
Movement: French Post- Impressionism.
t Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)