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Nave nave fenua (Delightful Land), from the Noa Noa Suite

A work made of wood-block print in residual brown and black inks, with selective wiping, a transferred twill impression, and touches of hand-applied dark brown ink, on thin, pale-pink wove paper (faded to tan).
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  • A work made of wood-block print in residual brown and black inks, with selective wiping, a transferred twill impression, and touches of hand-applied dark brown ink, on thin, pale-pink wove paper (faded to tan).

Date:

1893–94

Artist:

Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903

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Prints and Drawings

Artist

Paul Gauguin

Title

Nave nave fenua (Delightful Land), from the Noa Noa Suite

Origin

France

Date

1893–1894

Medium

Wood-block print in residual brown and black inks, with selective wiping, a transferred twill impression, and touches of hand-applied dark brown ink, on thin, pale-pink wove paper (faded to tan)

Inscriptions

Monogrammed lower left, in image: "P G O"

Dimensions

355 × 205 mm (image); 358 × 208 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Gift of the Print and Drawing Club

Reference Number

1945.92

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