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|Bastide du Jas de Bouffan|
|Design and construction|
The bastide is located at 17 route de Galice in Jas de Bouffan, a neighbourhood of Aix-en-Provence.
The bastide was built circa 1750 for Gaspard Truphème, an Advisor to the Court of Audits. He hired architect Georges Vallon, who designed many other historic buildings in the centre of Aix. The bastide is surrounded by a private garden with ponds, fountains and sculptures. It was inherited by Gaspard's son, Pierre, followed by his grandson, Joseph, whose daughter Gabrielle passed it to her son, Gabriel Joursin in 1854.
The bastide was purchased by banker Louis-Auguste Cézanne, the father of famed painter Paul Cézanne, in 1859. In 1880, Paul Cézanne established an atelier in the attic. He also painted the walls of the living-room. Additionally, he often painted in the garden, looking out to the Montagne Sainte-Victoire from different vantage points. After his father's death, he lived in the bastide with his mother.
The bastide was acquired by Louis Granel, an engineer, in 1899. His daughter married Frédéric Corsy, an anatomist. His son, André Corsy, lived there with his wife, Nina Wakhévitch, and their adopted children until his death in 2002.
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- Base Mérimée: Bastide du Jas de Bouffan, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)
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