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Creator Name: Cézanne, Paul
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: French, 1839-1906
Creator Name-CRT: Paul Cézanne
Title: Still Life with Apples and a Pot of Primroses
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1890
Creation End Date: 1893
Creation Date: early 1890s
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 28 3/4 x 36 3/8 in. (73 x 92.4 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 51.112.1
Credit Line: Bequest of Sam A. Lewisohn, 1951
Claude Monet once owned this painting, a large and fine work that ranks with the best of Cézanne's still lifes. In 1925 Monet lent it to an exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, where it was dated 1886, but it is now thought to have been painted in the early 1890s. The pattern of leaves against the background is unusual in Cézanne's oeuvre, as is the highly finished surface. Cézanne's work was prized by other artists: Degas also owned several pictures by him.
AMICA ID: MMA_.51.112.1
AMICA Library Year: 2000
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