Cézanne's "Man in a Blue Smock" is acquired in memory of Ric Brown

Cézanne's Man in a Blue Smock was acquired in memory of Richard F. Brown and his tremendous contributions to the Kimbell Art Museum for almost $4.3 million, a record for the artist.

Caption: Paul Cézanne, "Man in a Blue Smock," c. 1896–97, oil on canvas. Acquired in memory of Richard F. Brown, the Kimbell Art Museum's first director, by the Kimbell board of directors, assisted by the gifts of many friends

Wednesday, December 3, 1980