Biographic: Cézanne

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Many people know that Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) was a French painter whose work and influence linked Post-Impressionism and Cubism. What, perhaps, they don't know is that he kept his wide and child secret from his family for over 9 years; that his still life paintings feature 84 apples, 44 pears and 17 lemons; that, in 2011, his iconic artwork The Card Players was sold for more than $250million; and that he died from pneumonia after refusing to stop painting in a thunderstorm.

Biographic: Cézanne present an instant impression of his life, work and legacy, with an array of irresistible facts and figures converted into infographics to reveal the artist behind the pictures.

The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world’s greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits, and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey each of them in vivid snapshots.


Author: Katie Greenwood

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Ammonite Press

ISBN: 9781781453100