The painting features an 18th century homestead in Aix-en-Provence where the artist spent the longest part of his life. Cézanne painted it during the time when he was captivated by the themes of mills and houses in the vicinity. In the painting The House in Aix-en-Provence from 1885–1887, Cézanne organised the individual geometrical parts of the building in solid geometric - like compositions. Voluminuosity of the painting is achieved through the composition of shapes while; the paint was applies in a transparent layer.


  • Title: The House in Aix (Jas de Bouffa)
  • Creator: Paul Cézanne
  • Date Created: 1885/1887

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