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Paul Cezanne, Still Life with Water Jug

Key facts
Full title Still Life with Water Jug
Artist Paul Cezanne
Artist dates 1839 - 1906
Date made about 1892-3
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 53 × 71.1 cm
Acquisition credit On loan from Tate: Bequeathed by C. Frank Stoop 1933
Inventory number L696
Location Room 43
Image copyright On loan from Tate: Bequeathed by C. Frank Stoop 1933, © 2000 Tate
Collection Main Collection
Still Life with Water Jug
Paul Cezanne

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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