This paper discusses in depth about the bibliography of Paul Cezanne and his works in the field of art.
Paul Cezanne was born in 1839 by a single mother who later got married to his father when Paul was at five years of age. This separation of his parents at his tender age branded him with stigma of illegitimacy causing him discomfort. At the age of 13, Paul attended Bourbon College where he met Emile Zola. His opportunity to go to school was the beginning point of his long life dream and success. He always attended drawing classes at a nearby academy when he came from school. This made him yearn for more drawing skills and gave him the desire to become a well-known artist2.
His old time pal, Emile Zola, still encouraged him while he was at Paris. He kept motivating him through letters to move to Paris and further his skill in painting. His father who was a successful businessperson never approved of his son’s desire to become an artist. He advocated Paul to purse law, which he did and performed extremely marvelous in his first examinations. Cezanne’s uncomfortable relationship with his father made him unable to approach him regarding his dream and passion of art. However, his desire to move to Paris overwhelmed is fear upon his father and he went ahead to tell him about his plans3. To his disappointment, his intention to leave for Paris and further his art was met with disdain. He dropped out of school and his father lost hope in persuading him to continue with his law classes. He then offered him some money to cater for his expenses at Paris.
Life at Paris was not at all smooth for Paul Cezanne. He failed in his entrance exams and the most hurting point was the rejection of his paintings. He completely lost hope in his dream as an artist and went back home regretting why he had tarnished his father’s dream of wanting him to study law. However, to be successful, an individual has to struggle and persist despite the