Where is the Montagne Sainte Victoire in France?

Map of Sainte-Victoire Montagne Sainte-Victoire (Provençal Occitan: Venturi / Santa Venturi according to classical orthography and Ventùri / Santo Ventùri according to Mistralian orthography) is a limestone mountain ridge in the south of France which extends over 18 km (11 mi) between the départements of Bouches-du-Rhône and Var.

Who are the characters in Montagne Sainte Victoire?

The version by painter Mark Tansey (1987), “the soldiers of poststructuralism and deconstruction—Jean Baudrillard (seated second from left), Barthes (recumbent, lighting a cigarette), and Derrida (standing, removing his overcoat)—disrobe in the shadow of Cézanne’s mountain.

When did Paul Cezanne paint Montagne Sainte Victoire?

Montagne Sainte-Victoire. The mountain is celebrated for its many appearances in a series of paintings by Paul Cézanne (1839–1906), who could see it from near his house in nearby Aix-en-Provence.

Where is the Croix de Provence in France?

The Croix de Provence, or Cross of Provence, is another 15 minutes up the mountain. After taking in the views at the top of Montagne Sainte-Victoire, we took the red and white trail down to Vauvenargues. For the first 20 minutes or so, it was a rocky, narrow path with switchbacks similar to the Blue Trail.


Who is the artist who painted Mont Sainte Victoire?

Mont Sainte-Victoire (Cézanne) Mont Sainte-Victoire is a series of oil paintings by the French artist Paul Cézanne.

Why was Mont Sainte Victoire important to Cezanne?

In the painting Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from the Bibémus Quarry, c. 1897, as an example from this period, Cézanne concentrated on the peak of the mountain, floating above the reddish rocks below it. The mountain rises above the smooth, angular quarry, the crest tying the landscape together and providing a sense of stability.