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Man with a Pipe
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Man with a Pipe

Circa 1892-96

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906)

Oil on canvas

Height: 73 cm ( canvas ); Width: 60 cm ( canvas ); Depth: 13.5 cm ( frame ); Height: 98.4 cm ( frame ); Width: 85.2 cm ( frame );

Acquisition (source, method, date)
Courtauld, Samuel; gift; 1932
P.1932.SC.58

About this work
Towards the end of his life, Cézanne wrote: ‘I love above all the appearance of people who have grown old without breaking with old customs.’ This canvas, one of a series of peasant pictures Cézanne painted during the 1890s, conveys this sentiment. The sitter is portrayed with respect and dignity.

Cézanne’s model was probably a farm worker on his family estate at the Jas de Bouffan. He appears on the left in The Card Players. (Permanent collection label)



This work is on display
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Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

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