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Paul Cézanne, The Avenue at the Jas de Bouffan
On loan from Tate: Bequeathed by the Hon. Mrs A.E. Pleydell-Bouverie through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1968, © 2000 Tate
Alternating strips of light and dark green paint show sunlight playing on the trees late one summer afternoon. The view has been cropped at the top to give the painting an impression of depth, despite its small size.

This avenue of chestnut trees at Cézanne's father's country house was one of the artist's favourite motifs.

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