The studio was built on Les Lauves hill from Cézanne's own plans.
The studio was the creative home of a "new art" of which Cézanne called himself the "primitive".
In February, Cézanne took on the young painter Emile Bernard at his studio at Les Lauves.
On 22 October, Cézanne died of pleurisy contracted whilst painting as always "on site".
Marcel Provence bought the studio from Cézanne's son in order to safeguard "a precious heritage, a spiritual treasure attached to these walls, and to this garden" died of pleurisy contracted whilst painti
On 4 june, Doctor Albert Barnes visited the site.
Marcel Provence died.
John Rewald and James Lord set up the "Cézanne Memorial Committee".
Thanks to funds collected in the United States, the studio was bought from Marcel Provence's heirs and given to the University of Aix-Marseille. On 8 July, the studio was officially opened to the public.
Marilyn Monroe wrote in the visitor's book, "a wonderful visit".
Ownership of the studio passed from University of Aix-Marseille to the City of Aix en Provence.
Today, visiting the studio is a way of "following little by little in the footstep of Cézanne and witnessing the unfolding of his sensations".