Signed lower left, on stone: "89 Paul Gauguin" (9 is reversed); lower center, on stone: "Les drames de la mer Bretagne"
176 × 226 mm (image); 203 × 297 mm (plate, appro×.); 498 × 650 mm (sheet)
William McCallin McKee Memorial Endowment
Extended information about this artwork
Art Institute of Chicago and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture, exh. cat. (Art Institute of Chicago, 1959), p. 80, cat. 134.
Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov, Vincent van Gogh and the Birth of Cloisonism, exh. cat. (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1981), p. 199, cat. 58g (ill.).
Richard R. Brettell, Françoise Cachin, Claire Frèches-Thory, and Charles F. Stuckey, The Art of Paul Gauguin, with assistance from Peter Zegers, exh. cat. (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C./Art Institute of Chicago/New York Graphic Society Books, 1988), pp. 132, 139, cat. 73 (ill.).
Elizabeth Mongan, Eberhard W. Kornfeld, and Harold Joachim, Paul Gauguin: Catalogue Raisonné of His Prints, with assistance of Christine E. Stauffer (Galerie Kornfeld, 1988), p. 18, cat. 2.
Lauren Soth, “Gauguin, Van Gogh and the Fishermen of Iceland,” Burlington Magazine 131, no. 1033 (Apr. 1989), pp. 296–97, fig. 52a.
Douglas Druick and Peter Zegers, Paul Gauguin: Pages from the Pacific, exh. cat. (Auckland City Art Gallery/Art Institute of Chicago, 1995), pp. 13, 34; 49, cat. 5 (ill.).
Britt Salvesen, Gauguin, in association with Douglas W. Druick and Peter Kort Zegers, Artists in Focus (Art Institute of Chicago/Abrams, 2001), p. 32, cat. 7b (ill.).
Art Institute of Chicago, “Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture,” Feb. 12–Mar. 29, 1959, cat. 134; New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Apr. 21–May 31, 1959 (Chicago only).
Toronto, Canada, Art Gallery of Ontario, “Vincent van Gogh and the Birth of Cloisonism,” January 23-March 22, 1981, pp. 194-201, cat. 58g (ill.), cat. by Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov; traveled to the Rijksmuseum Vincent van Vogh, Amsterdam, April 9-June 14, 1981.
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, “The Art of Paul Gauguin,” 1988, p. 139, cat. 73 (ill.); only shown at The Art Institute of Chicago, September 17-December 11, 1988.
Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland City Art Gallery, “Paul Gauguin: Pages From the Pacific,” August 4-October 15, 1995, pp. 34 and 49, cat. 5 (ill.), cat. by Douglas Druick and Peter Zegers.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Studio of the South,” September 22, 2001-January 13, 2002, pp. 276-277 and 407, cat. 90, fig. 26.
Sold by Hellmuth Wallach (1901–1989), New York, to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1943.
Guérin 7 first edition
Kornfeld 2 only A,b
Fonds Français 5
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