(19 Jan 1839 - 22 Oct 1906)
French painter whose Post-Impressionist works, with very varied styles, greatly influenced 20th century abstract and modern art.
Science Quotes by Paul Cézanne (1 quote)
See in Nature the cylinder, the sphere, the cone.
— Paul Cézanne
From the original French, “Traitez la nature par le cylindre, la sphere, le cône”, from Letter (15 Apr 1904) to Emile Bernard. As quoted in Jean-Pierre Mourey, Le Vif de la Sensation (1993), 62. English version in John Rewald, Paul Cézanne: a biography (1967), 199.