Paul Cézanne - Antoine Fortune Marion 1866

Antoine Fortune Marion 1866
Antoine Fortune Marion
1866 oil/canvas
Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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Antoine Fortuné Marion (10 October 1846, Aix-en-Provence – 22 January 1900) was a French naturalist with interests in geology, zoology, and botany. Antoine Fortuné Marion and Alexander Kovalesvsky. Founder and collaborator of the Annals of Natural History Museum of Marseille
A school friend of Paul Cézanne's in Aix, Antoine Fortuné Marion went on to become professor and director of the Natural History Museum in Marseille. Cézanne painted his portrait in 1866–1867 at the Bastide du Jas de Bouffan.