The Lac d’Annecy

Paul Cézanne (French, 1839-1906): The Lac d’Annecy, 1896 (Oil on canvas, Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London) – „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…”

Paul Cézanne The Lac d'Annecy


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