Dish of Apples, ca. 1875–77
Paul Cézanne (French, 1839–1906)
Oil on canvas; 18 1/8 x 21 3/4 in. (46 x 55.2 cm)
Signed (lower right): P Cezanne
The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Gift of Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, 1997, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002 (1997.60.1)
This rich and dense still life, with a napkin shaped like Mont Sainte-Victoire, was painted about 1875–77 in the house of Cézanne's father in Aix. The artist painted the decorative screen visible in the background when a very young man.