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A ProvenÇal Chronology of CÉzanne: 1839–1849

January 19
Paul Cézanne is born in Aix-en-Provence, the son of Louis-Auguste Cézanne—a hatter, aged forty, and of Anne Élisa­beth Honorine Aubert, aged twenty-four, a native of Aix. The child, born out of wedlock, is acknowledged by his father.
February 20
Paul Cézanne is baptized at the church of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine. His godmother is his grandmother Rose Aubert; his godfather, his uncle Louis Aubert, a hatter.
July 4
Birth of Marie Cézanne, the couple's second child.
January 29
Marriage at the Hôtel de Ville, Aix-en-Provence, of Louis-Auguste Cézanne, and Anne Élisabeth Honorine Aubert, who, according to the marriage certificate, resided with her mother. The religious service is performed at the church of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine on January 30. The couple's two children are legitimized by the marriage.
June 1
Opening of the Cézanne and Cabassol Bank, by Louis-Auguste Cézanne and his partner, Joseph Cabassol. In 1856 the Cézanne and Cabassol Bank moves to 13 rue Boulegon.
Paintings in a bequest from artist François-Marius Granet enter the collection of the Musée d'Aix, later becoming accessible to Cézanne.

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