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Cézanne: Montagne Sainte-Victoire

“At that moment I felt the magic, and I have felt it in Cézanne’s work ever since.”  

- Samuel Courtauld

Paul Cézanne is one of the greatest Post-Impressionist painters and his work had significant influence on Picasso and early 20th century art. His painting, Montagne Sainte-Victoire with Large Pine, is kindly on loan from the Courtauld Gallery in London and will be on display at the Herbert this autumn. To complement the Cézanne we will be showing some of our best landscape paintings by artists like Paul Nash, David Bomberg, LS Lowry and Prunella Clough.

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906), Montagne Sainte-Victoire with Large
Pine, 1885-1889
© The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

This is a unique opportunity to see one of greatest post-impressionist masterpieces and a much-loved work from The Courtauld Gallery’s world-class collection.

This project is a collaboration with the Courtauld Gallery, London. A partnership reflecting the family's links with Coventry.

This installation and related events are generously supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund & The Courtauld Gallery.



Herbert LIVE: Cézanne 

Our host, Jas was joined by Darryl Georgiou, Principal Lecturer in Media Arts at Coventry University and Paul Smith, History of Art Department at Warwick University. They, along with the help of the Courtauld Gallery, dived into the work of Paul Cézanne and his legacy.

The livestream centres around our current exhibition, Cézanne: Montagne Sainte-Victoire.

You can watch the Livestream here or on our Facebook Page.

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