Wood-block print, printed in reddish-brown and black ink on ivory wove paper (previously mounted on mottled blue wove paper laid down on cream wove card [a presentation mount])
Monogrammed lower left, in image: "P G O"
204 × 348 mm (image); 207 × 348 mm (sheet)
Gift of Frank B. Hubachek
Extended information about this artwork
Elizabeth Mongan, Eberhard W. Kornfeld, and Harold Joachim, Paul Gauguin: Catalogue Raisonné of His Prints (Bern, 1988), pp. 70, no. 16.
Peter Kort Zegers, “In the Kitchen with Paul Gauguin: Devising Recipes for a Symbolist Graphic Aesthetic,” in The Broad Spectrum: Studies in the Materials, Techniques, and Conservation of Color on Paper (London, 2002), pp. 140-141, fig. 3.6, edited by Harriet K. Stratis and Britt Salvesen.
New York, Wildenstein, “Gauguin,” April 5-May 5, 1956, p. 23, cat. 88.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture,” February 12-March 29, 1959, p. 85, cat. 160; traveled to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, April 21-May 31, 1959.
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, “The Art of Paul Gauguin,” 1988, p. 327, cat. 167a; shown only at the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, January 10-April 20, 1989.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Intimate Encounters: Paul Gaugiun and the South Pacific, The Edward McCormick Blair Collection,” September 6, 2003-January 11, 2004.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist”, June 25 - September 10, 2017, pp. 16, 31, 35, 188, 196, 208, 211, cat. 141, cat. by Gloria Groom, et. al.
Sold by Gerald Cramer, Geneva, to the Art Institute, 1954.
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