It's so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas.
Quote by Paul Cezanne
Paul Cezanne Quotes
The painter must enclose himself within his work; he must respond not with words, but...
The clear French landscape is as pure as a verse of Racine.
We live in a rainbow of chaos.
I lack the magnificent richness of color that animates nature.
The artist makes things concrete and gives them individuality.
The world doesn't understand me and I don't understand the world, that's why I've withdrawn...
I could paint for a hundred years, a thousand years without stopping and I would...
Shadow is a colour as light is, but less brilliant; light and shadow are only...
Two sittings a day of my models and I'm totally exhausted.
I am more a friend of art than a producer of painting.
A puny body weakens the soul.
With a painter's temperament, all that's needed are the means of expression sufficient to be...
Optics, developing in us through study, teach us to see.
I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us, we find...
My age and health will never allow me to realize the dream of art I've...
Here, on the river's verge, I could be busy for months without changing my place,...
Doubtless there are things in nature which have not yet been seen. If an artist...
Don't be an art critic. Paint. There lies salvation.
I've come to the conclusion that it's not really possible to help others.
My nervous system is enfeebled, only work in oils can sustain me.