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Marrying a rock

Mont Sainte-Victoire near Paul Cézanne’s home in Aix-en-Provence was one of his favorite subjects.  It was in painting this mountain that he developed the spatial effect (sometimes called flat-depth) that became the bridge between Impressionism and Cubism. Mont Sainte-Victoire is, therefore, not just a plein air motif but an icon in the development of modern […]