Portrait of an artist at work

Cezanne Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery, 26 October 2017 – 11 February 2018 Paul C├ęzanne’s gardener, M. Vallier, peers out from under the wide brim of his straw hat, his eyes shaded from the sun. He sits cross-legged on a chair in a shaft of light in the garden of the artist’s house in…