Joachim Gasquet

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Joachim Gasquet
Joachim-Gasquet.jpg
Portrait of Gasquet by Paul Cézanne (1896)
Born 1873
Aix-en-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
Died 1921
Occupation Poet, author, art critic
Spouse(s) Marie Gasquet

Joachim Gasquet (1873–1921) was a French author, poet, and art critic.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Joachim Gasquet was born in 1873 in Aix-en-Provence.

Career[edit]

He was an author, poet and art critic. He is best known for his writing about the artists of his era, particularly Paul Cézanne, a friend.[1]

His 1921 book, Cézanne, is a testament to the life of the artist, whose work Gasquet had known since an 1895 exhibition at Aix-en-Provence.

Personal life[edit]

He married Marie Gasquet in 1896.

He died in 1921.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Cézanne
  • Narcisse
  • Les Printemps
  • Les Champs de la Foret
  • Il y a une volupte dans la douleur
  • Les Bienfaits de la guerre
  • Les Chants seculaires
  • Le Bucher secret
  • L'Arbre et les vents
  • Tu ne tueras point
  • Quinze aquarelles de pierre laprade pour les chansons d'arlequin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sidney Geist, Interpreting Cézanne, Harvard University Press, 1989, page 27 [1]