The Halle Aux Vins Seen From Rue De Jussieu

size(cm): 40x55
Sale price£150 GBP


The painting "The Halle Aux Vins Seen from Rue De Jussieu" by Paul Cezanne is a masterpiece of French Impressionism that has captivated art lovers for more than a century. This work of art is one of Cezanne's most famous and is considered one of the best representations of urban life in Paris.

The composition of the painting is impressive, with a unique perspective showing Rue de Jussieu in the foreground and the Halle Aux Vins in the background. Cezanne uses a loose, vibrant brushwork technique that creates a sense of movement and life in the painting. Light and shadow are masterfully used to create depth and dimension in the work.

Color is another prominent aspect of the painting. Cezanne uses a bright and vibrant color palette that captures the essence of urban life in Paris. Warm and cool tones blend harmoniously to create a sense of balance and harmony in the work.

The story behind the painting is fascinating. Cezanne began work on the work in 1877 and completed it in 1879. The painting was exhibited at the Third Impressionist Exhibition in 1877 and was very well received by critics and the public. The work was purchased by the art collector Ambroise Vollard in 1895 and has been in his collection ever since.

There are little-known aspects of the painting that make it even more interesting. For example, it is believed that Cezanne used a photograph as a reference for the composition of the work. Furthermore, the painting was stolen in 1978 and recovered in 1980 after an intense search by the French police.

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