Still Life with Peppermint Bottle (1890-1894) by Paul Cezanne

Still Life with Peppermint Bottle - Paul Cezanne - 1890-1894

Artwork Information

TitleStill Life with Peppermint Bottle
ArtistPaul Cezanne
MediumOil on Canvas
Dimensions25 5/8 x 31 7/8 in
Current LocationNational Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
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About Still Life with Peppermint Bottle

The Peppermint Bottle by Paul Cezanne, created between 1890 and 1894, is one of the artist’s most innovative still lifes. The painting displays an abundance of curves and continuities, with both the peppermint bottle and large flask showcasing great purity and strength in their melodies. The intricacy of Cezanne’s techniques is evident in this piece, which has been admired by many for its significant influence on the development of modern art movements like Cubism.

Cezanne’s fascination with color, light, composition and pictorial space are reflected in Still Life with Apples. His use of bold colors brings out simplicity from complexity bringing his imagination to life on canvas. In addition to being a beautiful piece of artwork, The Peppermint Bottle painting offers viewers an excellent opportunity to learn from analyzing Cezanne’s work whether just starting or experienced as an artist.

Throughout his career as a painter- he used still life scenes to define his methods and style- Cézanne had developed a reputation for using unconventional approaches that influenced subsequent modernists whose techniques were inspired greatly by his works- known mainly for introducing new horizons by challenging traditional practices in art during that period. Through this intricate artwork based on meticulous observation, lighting effects among other elements form a part of what made him such a revolutionary master painter even today.

Overall, The Peppermint Bottle showcases not only Cezanne’s unique approach but also demonstrates characteristics essential to subsequent modernists whose styles were heavily influenced by this artwork’s skillful portrayal of internal structure through composition and optics; revealing an insightful understanding into still life artwork creation at that time-much different from contemporary times where artists exercise themes closer to society than individual items depicting nature or its beauty!

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