Paul Cezanne(b.1839-d.1906) was a French painter, one of the greatest of the Post-Impressionists.
Cezanne was born into a family of Italian origin in Cesana Forinese. At the age of ten, Paul entered the Saint Joseph boarding-school, where he studied drawing under Joseph Gibert, a Spanish monk. In 1852 Cezanne entered the College Bourbon, where he met and became friends with Emile Zola, with whom he shared an interest in literature.
From 1859 to 1861 he studied law at Aix and entered his father