Madame Cézanne in a Yellow Armchair by Paul Cézanne

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Beyeler Foundation
published on 08 March 2022

A c. 1888-90 portrait in oils, Madame Cézanne in a Yellow Armchair by Paul Cézanne (1839-1906), the French post-impressionist artist. Cézanne's wife, Marie-Hortense Fiquet (1850-1922), was a frequent sitter for the artist. This version uses the three primary colours – red, yellow, and blue – to create a striking composition. (Beyeler Foundation, Riehen, Switzerland)

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Foundation, B. (2022, March 08). Madame Cézanne in a Yellow Armchair by Paul Cézanne. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15342/madame-cezanne-in-a-yellow-armchair-by-paul-cezann/

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Foundation, Beyeler. "Madame Cézanne in a Yellow Armchair by Paul Cézanne." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 08, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15342/madame-cezanne-in-a-yellow-armchair-by-paul-cezann/.

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Foundation, Beyeler. "Madame Cézanne in a Yellow Armchair by Paul Cézanne." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Mar 2022. Web. 23 May 2022.

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