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Artist Paul Cézanne completed nearly 200 still-life paintings in his lifetime. The early 19th century saw a decline in the popularity of still-life compositions. Cézanne's love of them was largely responsible for rekindling their popularity in the late 19th century. Cézanne seemed to revel in the possibilities of the still-life, creating an infinitely varied series of compositions repeatedly using a small set of household objects, along with everyday fruit and vegetables. Many of these objects remain in his studio today.

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