Wood-block print in black ink, with yellow ocher ink offset, on thin ivory Japanese paper, laid face down on ivory wove paper (recto); wood-block print in brownish-black ink on ivory wove paper (verso)
Monogrammed upper center, in image, in reverse: "P G"
243 × 222 mm (image); 243 × 222 mm (sheet); 243 × 222 mm (secondary support)
Gift of the Print and Drawing Club
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Elizabeth Mongan, Eberhard W. Kornfeld, and Harold Joachim, Paul Gauguin: Catalogue Raisonné of His Prints (Bern, 1988), pp. 204 and 206, no. 53.
Laurence Madeline, Ultra-Sauvage Gauguin Sculpteur (Paris, 2002), p. 202.
Henri Dorra, Erotica, Exotica, and the Great Dilemmas of Humanity: The Symbolism of Paul Gauguin (California, 2005), pp. 92, 257-260, fig. 133 (ill.).
New York, Kleemann Galleries, “Paul Gauguin,” May 1945, cat. 14.
Munich, Germany, “World Cultures and Modern Art,” June 15-September 30, 1972, p. 267, cat. 1759 (ill.), organized by Siegfried Wichmann.
Washington, D.C. National Gallery of Art, “The Art of Paul Gaugain,” p. 437, cat. 232 (ill. in reverse); shown only 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. 46 and 54, cat. 31 (ill.), cat. by Douglas Druick and Peter Zegers.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist”, June 25 - September 10, 2017, pp. 17, 304, 310, 311, cat. 254, cat. by Gloria Groom, et. al., traveled to Paris, Réunion des musées nationaux - Grand Palais, October 9, 2017 - January 21, 2018.
Berolzheimer, Switzerland [acc. to Kleemann Galleries]. Sold by Kleemann Galleries, New York, to the Art Institute of Chicago, May 11, 1945 [Kleemann invoice no. 6988].
Kornfeld 53 I and II/II, B.b
Guérin 60, 61
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