Travelling through France with the Impressionists (Part 3): the harsh north and the sultry south
In the first part of our trip through France with the Impressionists, we wrote about Paris and its suburbs. In the second part , we "visited" Fontainebleau, Barbizon, Pontoise and Giverny, so dear to the artists' hearts. Now we set off on a journey to Normandy, Provence and the French Riviera at route...
Paul Cezanne: quotes about temperament, pride, honor, eyes, and intelligence
Most of his life, Paul Cezanne played the role of a rough, grumbling, eccentric weirdo. In fact, he was masking his passionate, indecisive, and shy nature. Cezanne was brilliant in this role. To unravel the real Cezanne - an educated intellectual reciting Virgil, a deep philosopher with an excellent sense of humor, a wise sage - to hear some of his conversations with close friends and read a…