Picture of “Bathers” refers to a synthetic period of the artist’s life when he has found his own style and started to actively develop it.
At the beginning of his career, Cezanne did not try to paint in the traditional style, involving and observation of nature. Being bright and kind, he wrote an extraordinary people and their passion, which was on the verge of dissonance with the world of nature, almost breaking the balance. Larger shapes drawn confident strokes, talking about the nature of the artist’s more than he wanted to.
At the peak of his career, Cezanne begins to understand the charm of naturalness and tranquility.
His paintings are beginning to be smooth and soft, but the colors do not change. Observing the behavior of people, the master decides to create a cycle dedicated to swimmers and bathers. This theme is not randomly selected. Water represents the tranquility, harmony, peace feeling. Once in the water, as if each person is immersed in the bosom of nature, wanting to stay longer. Freedom and lyricism allows the story is transmitted through gestures and postures bathers. The lines of women’s bodies smooth and lush.
The artist sings the natural beauty, which will soon be replaced with an artificial style. Girls represent fertility and the blossoming spring with her gifts.
Color matched unusual, but it allows to feel the freedom and ease the situation.
The girls seemed not to notice the glances directed at them, remaining cheerful and friendly. The composition resembles a circle, in which nature is included. Normal human moment passed as a moment of pleasure and communion with nature.
Green and yellow blotches allow to distinguish between trees curls, curly over girls like her hair. The similarity of humans and nature is no coincidence, the artist does not separate one from the other. The number of women, says the relationship with the flora and fauna. Recalling that all earthly things, the creation of God’s hands.