I have been reading about Cezanne lately. He structured and pulled out a lot from his landscape motifs. Another aspect of Cezanne that struck me is that he lived to be 67, only 67 years of age, even though he looks fragile and ancient in those late photos by Bernard and Roussel. Somebody (Robert Hughes?) wrote that if he had died at the age of fifty, he would be remembered only as a minor artist today, if that. He painted most of his great works in the last 17 years of his life (1889-1906). Another thought: everyone is familiar with Van Gogh. Did you realize that his artistic career lasted only ten years? Ten years.