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Head of a Tahitian Woman

A work made of pen and brush and black ink, with green, blue, yellow and white gouache, over pen and brown ink and touches of graphite, on parchment.
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  • A work made of pen and brush and black ink, with green, blue, yellow and white gouache, over pen and brown ink and touches of graphite, on parchment.

Date:

1891/93, with later additions 1894/95

Artist:

Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Paul Gauguin

Title

Head of a Tahitian Woman

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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1891–1893

Medium

Pen and brush and black ink, with green, blue, yellow and white gouache, over pen and brown ink and touches of graphite, on parchment

Inscriptions

Signed lower right, in pen and brown ink: "Gauguin"; inscribed along lower left edge, probably by Bernard, in pen and brown ink: "Reconnu de Paul Gauguin. Emile Bernard. 19"

Dimensions

31.8 × 24.2 cm (12 9/16 × 9 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Jamee and Marshall Field

Reference Number

2021.336

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