Wood-block print, printed twice in brown and black inks, with selective wiping, and a transferred twill impression, on cream wove Japanese paper, laid down on cream laid Japanese paper (a laminate made by the artist)
Monogrammed upper right, in image: "P G O"
355 × 202 mm (image); 356 × 204 mm sheet)
The Joseph Brooks Fair Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Elizabeth Mongan, Eberhard W. Kornfeld, and Harold Joachim, Paul Gauguin: Catalogue Raisonné of His Prints (Bern, 1988), p. 64, no. 15.
Gazette des Beaux-Arts, Paris, “La Vie Ardente de Paul Gauguin,” 1936, cat. 148a.
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, “The Art of Paul Gauguin,” May 1-July 31, 1988, p. 328, cat. 171b.; traveled to The Art Institute of Chicago, September 17- December 11, 1988.
Henri M. Petiet (1894-1980), Paris. Sold by Jean Goriany, New York, to the Art Institute, 1940.