Paul Cézanne - Portrait of uncle Dominique as a monk 1866

Portrait of uncle Dominique as a monk 1866
Portrait of uncle Dominique as a monk
1866 64x54cm oil/canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

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From Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York:
In the fall of 1866 Cézanne painted nine portraits of his maternal uncle, Dominique Aubert. The forty-nine-year-old bailiff indulged his nephew with multiple sittings and agreed to pose in various costumes. Whereas he is shown here in the habit of a Dominican monk, in another likeness he wears a tasseled cap and robe.
In the mid-1860s the young Cézanne applied paint thickly with a palette knife in emulation of his hero Courbet.