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La campagne d’Auvers-sur-Oise [Countryside in Auvers-sur-Oise]

Paul Cézanne’s strong bond with his native land, the south of France, is evident in many paintings depicting its beautiful and rich landscapes. He was also delighted to paint views of Pontoise and Auvers-sur-Oise, sites he had scoured with the artist being at the same time his teacher and student, Camille Pissarro.

For nearly two years, from the beginning of 1872 till December 1873, the two artists worked together almost daily, tirelessly capturing the countryside and painting side-by-side similar subjects. Even today, it is difficult to say exactly how they affected each other. As for Cézanne, we distinguish three types of development in his painting that are most certainly due to his closene...

Oil on canvas
92.0 x 73.0cm
Image and text © Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation, 2022

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