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Post-Impressionism

Paul Cézanne

A lifelong struggle to capture the intensity of life.

"Painting certainly means more to me than everything else in the world. I think my mind becomes clearer when I am in the presence of nature. Unfortunately, the realization of my sensations is always a very painful process with me. I can’t seem to express the intensity which beats in upon my senses. I haven’t at my command the magnificent richness of color which enlivens Nature…Look at that cloud; I should like to be able to paint that! Monet could. He had muscle." — Cézanne on painting

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