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Cézanne Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery

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Madame Cézanne in a Yellow Chair, 1888-90 by Paul Cézanne. Wilson L. Mead Fund, 1948.54, The Art Institute of Chicago.
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Survey some of the French artist's most important works, many of which are on show in the UK for the first time, at the National Portrait Gallery's Cézanne Portraits exhibition.

The exhibition celebrates Paul Cézanne as one of the most influential artists of the 19th century, demonstrating his unique portraiture style, as well as his huge influence on successive generations of artists.

Trace the development of the artist that both Matisse and Picasso described as "the father of us all" through more than 50 works on display. Highlights include Self Portrait in a Bowler Hat, Madame Cézanne in a Yellow Chair, and many more intimate portraits drawn from collections from around the world.

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National Portrait Gallery

St Martin's Place
+44 (0)20 7306 0055
Public transport:
Tube: Leicester Square or Charing Cross Train: Charing Cross

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