the grey “Paul Cézanne”

Paul Cézanne/ Palette

One should get to know his profession.
With it, it has to be learned in the deal with the masters.

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Paul Cézanne was a French painter. Cézanne belongs to post-impressionism, a European art flow that follows impressionism. His work formed a bridge between impressionism and cubism.
Born: January 19, 1839, Aix-en-Provence, France
Died: October 22, 1906, Aix-en-Provence, France

 

Described the gray Cézanne’s palette in Aix, this palette contained yellow, red, green and blue, in the following shades:

yellow; brilliant yellow, Naples yellow, chromate yellow, yellow auger, Siena natural.
red; vermilion, red yolk, siena burnt, madder, fine carmin lacquer, burned lacquer.
green; paul veronesegroen, emerald green, green earth.
blue; cobalt blue, ultramarine, prussian blue, pips black.

In total (if you do not counted the white) that’s eighteen different colors.
hence the work is often greyish looking.

Brushes; soft red marter, bunzing.
After each brushstroke he cleaned his brush in turpentine.

For a portrait, he first gave globally to the shape,
and later the edges of the portrait were painted
The precise shape of the portrait was only painted later.
“Ce sera pour la fin” , he says

kind regards pierre.

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