Sketches of Figures and Animals from Tahiti

A work made of graphite and blue gouache, with pen and pale yellow ink (originally purple) and watercolor (recto); graphite, over pen and pale yellow ink (originally purple) and watercolor (verso); on cream wove paper, discolored to tan (removed from a sketchbook).
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  • A work made of graphite and blue gouache, with pen and pale yellow ink (originally purple) and watercolor (recto); graphite, over pen and pale yellow ink (originally purple) and watercolor (verso); on cream wove paper, discolored to tan (removed from a sketchbook).

Date:

1891/93

Artist:

Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903

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Artist

Paul Gauguin

Title

Sketches of Figures and Animals from Tahiti

Origin

France

Date

1891–1893

Medium

Graphite and blue gouache, with pen and pale yellow ink (originally purple) and watercolor (recto); graphite, over pen and pale yellow ink (originally purple) and watercolor (verso); on cream wove paper, discolored to tan (removed from a sketchbook)

Dimensions

320 × 217 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Edward McCormick Blair

Reference Number

2002.228.1

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