Antoine Dominique Sauveur Aubert

1817's Antoine Dominique Sauveur Aubert
Country Of Origin: France
Product Age: 1817's
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Oil on canvas; 25 5/8 x 21 1/2 in. (65.1 x 54.6 cm)

The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Gift of Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, 1993, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002 (1993.400.1)

In the fall of 1866, Cézanne painted several portraits of his maternal uncle, Dominique Aubert. He was not a monk, but simply posed in a Dominican habit at the artist's request. In the mid-1860s, the young Cézanne applied paint thickly with a palette knife in order to emulate the paintings of his hero Courbet.

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