Still Life with Water Jug

about 1892-3, Paul Cézanne

On loan from Tate: Bequeathed by C. Frank Stoop 1933, © 2000 Tate

This unfinished work belongs to a series of still lifes made by Cézanne in the late 1880s and early 1890s, in which he depicted plates and fruit on a table placed parallel with the picture plane.

The tall blue water jug appears in all these paintings. It was a favourite object of Cézanne's.

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