In 1907 Rilke visited the memorial exhibition of Cezanne paintings at the Salon d'Automne in Paris. These letters, written by Rilke to his artist wife Clara, are the spontaneous record of his response to those paintings. They also offer meditations on other artists, especially Van Gogh and Rodin.
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The greatness of Cezanne could be conveyed only by an artist equally great." --Howard Moss, "The New Yorker"About the Author:
Rainer Maria Rilke (1975-1926), one of Germany's greatest lyrical poets, was born in Prague. He studied literature and the history of art in Munich and Berlin, and lived for some time in Paris where he was a secretary to the sculptor Rodin. He died in Switzerland.
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