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Breton Bather

A work made of charcoal and pastel, with touches of brush and brown ink, on ivory laid paper (discolored to tan), partially outlined in graphite and squared in black fabricated chalk, with yellow paint residue on verso.
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  • A work made of charcoal and pastel, with touches of brush and brown ink, on ivory laid paper (discolored to tan), partially outlined in graphite and squared in black fabricated chalk, with yellow paint residue on verso.

Date:

1886/87

Artist:

Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Paul Gauguin

Title

Breton Bather

Origin

France

Date

1886–1887

Medium

Charcoal and pastel, with touches of brush and brown ink, on ivory laid paper (discolored to tan), partially outlined in graphite and squared in black fabricated chalk, with yellow paint residue on verso

Inscriptions

Signed lower left, in charcoal: "P Gauguin"; inscribed upper right, in charcoal: "Marz 87"

Dimensions

585 × 350 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Goodspeed

Reference Number

1946.292

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