Cezanne's Studio in Aix en Provence
Not surprisingly, this was one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. The colors, the quality of light and the proportions of his large studio were pure perfection.
The narrow slit was installed to easily move large canvases into and out of the studio. It reminds me of the ventilation doors at the Carpenter Center at Harvard, by Le Corbusier. One wonders if Le Corbusier ever visited.
And look at the color of light through the leaves:
I would like to thank the distracted youth docents who were making out in the corner -- their negligence made these photos possible.