Saturday in the Museum with Paul

Image: Paul Cézanne, Sugar Bowl, Pears and Blue Cup (Sucrier, poires et tasse bleue) (c. 1866) For the past several months we have been focusing on still lifes for our Saturday art posts. Going chronologically, at least when focusing on European painters, means you focus on the Dutch early but eventually you must end up […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Paul

On Saturdays, we often divert from talking about restaurants in Washington to highlighting art.  The depth of the collection at the National Gallery is so great we often don’t need to “leave” D.C. to find something interesting or good. Today’s piece is The Peppermint Bottle by Paul Cézanne.  Oil on Canvas (1893/1895).  Of Cézanne’s still […]

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