'Cezanne Portraits' is a major new exhibition which will collect together more than fifty of Cezanne's two hundred portraits -- many of which have never been seen on public display in the UK before.
Cezanne painted numerous pictures of himself and his wife, and many complementary pairs and multiple versions of the same person. Included will be some of his remarkable portraits of his Uncle Dominique, right up to his final portraits of Vallier.
The exhibition will also explore how some of the sitters may have shaped the characteristics and development of the paintings.
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Craig’s review – “The National Portrait Gallery is probably my favourite gallery in London because it appeals to history lovers as well as art lovers. It's all about the sitters, not the painters. Admire the people, not the paintings. But that's not to say that the paintings aren't good, because they are -- they still have pieces by Hockney and Holbein, etc. -- but if they need a pictu… continued”
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