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Avant-Garde European Art, Paul Gauguin French (1848 -1903)

Color Giclees, limited edition, numbered & certified,  framed 2" wide finished size 20x24" 















Gauguin_02_Day_of_the_God_1894.jpg (80677 bytes) Gauguin_06_seascape_in_Brittany_1886.jpg (73860 bytes) Gauguin_08_Tahitian_Landscape_1891.jpg (73705 bytes) Gauguin_10_The_Bathers_1897_HQ.jpg (76745 bytes)
Day of the God Seascape in Brittany Tahitian Landscape The Bathers
Gauguin_11_The_Yellow_Christ_1889.jpg (61312 bytes) Gauguin_09_Tahitian_women_with_mango_blossom_1899.jpg (56215 bytes) Gaugin_01_The_family_Walk_1901.jpg (68584 bytes) Gauguin_03_landscape_near_Arles_1888.jpg (58446 bytes)
The Yellow Christ
Tahitian women with mango blossom The family Walk  Landscape Near Arles
Gauguin_04_Martinique_landscape_1887.jpg (64211 bytes) Gauguin_05_The_Swineherd_Brittany_1888.jpg (75160 bytes) Gauguin_07_Still_life_W_flowers_1891.jpg (63915 bytes)  
Martinique Landscape The Swineherd Brittany Still life with flowers  


Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin 1848 -1903  born June 7, was a leading Post-Impressionist artist. Best known as a painter, his bold experimentation with coloring led directly to the Synthetist style.

His father Clovis Gauguin and Mother Aline Maria Chazal moved to Peru n 1851, his father died when Paul was 3 years old, he & his mother & sister lived four years with Paul's uncle, Peru would later influence Paul in his art which he had been interested since his childhood

At the age of seven, Paul and his family returned to France live with his grandfather in Orleans. 

In 1871 Gauguin returned to Paris where he secured a job. He married a Danish woman, Mette Sophie Gad and has five children.

In his free time, he began painting. He visited frequent galleries and purchase work by emerging artists he formed a friendship with Pissarro who introduced him to Paul Cezanne, Van gogh & various other artists, as he progressed in his art, he showed paintings in exhibitions.

There was a vogue in Europe at the time for the art of other cultures, especially that of Japan (Japonisme). In 1891, Gauguin, frustrated by lack of recognition at home and financially destitute, escape the European civilization and the conventional life, he made short stays in Martinique and lived in Mataiea village in Tahiti then lived the rest of his life in the Marquesas Islands, he wrote the book Avant et Après (before and after), His body had been weakened by alcohol, he died of syphilis at age 54 years in Marquesas Islands french polynesia.