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Mahana atua (Day of the God)

A work made of wood-block print in black ink on grayish-ivory china paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of wood-block print in black ink on grayish-ivory china paper.

Date:

1894/95, printed and published 1921

Artist:

Paul Gauguin (French, 1848-1903)
printed by Pola Gauguin (Danish, born France, 1883-1961)
published by Christian Cato, Copenhagen

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Paul Gauguin

Title

Mahana atua (Day of the God)

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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1894–1895

Medium

Wood-block print in black ink on grayish-ivory China paper

Inscriptions

Monogrammed lower left, in plate "P G O"; inscribed lower left, in margin, in graphite: "Paul Gauguin fait"; inscribed lower right, in margin, in graphite: "Pola Gauguin imp"

Dimensions

Image: 18.2 × 20.3 cm (7 3/16 × 8 in.); Sheet: 26.7 × 42.9 cm (10 9/16 × 16 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

The Joseph Brooks Fair Collection

Reference Number

1924.1195

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