It's strange to think that when Paul Cézanne began his work as an artist, people laughed at him! In 1874, Cézanne's work appeared in the very first exhibition of Impressionist art. Today, he's viewed as one of the artists to shape modern art as it is today. Readers discover this incredible artist through his biography and full-color examples of his paintings, including The Card Players. Tiny details are revealed through palette samples and close-up images of small parts of his work, like the signature at the bottom of The House of the Hanged Man.