Paul Cezanne Was born in Provence, France 1839.Paul was in the impressionism movement. His education was at Aix-Marseille University. His parents are Louis-Augusta Cézanne, Anne-Elisabeth Honorine Aubert. His paintings laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavor to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century. He used planes of color and small brushstrokes that build up to form complex fields.