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Landscape with Poplars
Paul Cézanne

This is one of a group of five landscapes probably painted at this period in which Cézanne experimented with a regular pattern of parallel diagonal and vertical brushstrokes to suggest shimmering sunlight playing across the various textures of the foliage.

The site has been identified as the artist's native Provence, in the south of France.

Key facts
Artist Paul Cézanne
Artist dates 1839 - 1906
Full title Landscape with Poplars
Date made about 1885-7
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 71 x 58 cm
Acquisition credit Bequeathed by Mrs M.S. Walzer as part of the Richard and Sophie Walzer Bequest from the Cassirer collection, 1979
Inventory number NG6457
Location in Gallery Room 41
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