Wood-block print in black ink with brush and stencil-applied red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, and brown watercolors on ivory Japanese paper, laid down on cream Japanese paper
227 × 522 mm (image); 232 × 572 (sheet)
John H. Wrenn Fund
Extended information about this artwork
The Art Institute of Chicago, Gauguin Prints (Chicago, 1959), n.p. (ill.).
Ronald Alley, Gauguin (London, 1961), p. 18 (ill.).
Jean Leymarie, Gauguin: Aquarelles, pastels et dessins (Geneva, 1988), p. 32 (ill.).
Jean Leymarie, Gauguin: Watercolors, Pastels, Drawings (New York, 1989), p. 32 (ill.).
Denise Delouche, Gauguin: et la Bretagne (Rennes, France, 1996), pp. 123-124 (ill.).
New York, Wildenstein, “Gauguin,” April 5-May 5, 1956, p. 23, cat. 89.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “A Survey of the Woodcut,” January 22–April 6, 1958.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture,” February 12-March 29, 1959, p. 85, cat. 164; traveled to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, April 21-May 31, 1959.
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, “The Art of Paul Gauguin,” 1988, p. 347, cat. 186 (ill.); shown only at The Art Institute of Chicago, September 17-December 11, 1988.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist”, June 25 - September 10, 2017, pp. 260, 264, 265, cat. 211, cat. by Gloria Groom, et. al., traveled to Paris, Réunion des musées nationaux - Grand Palais, October 9, 2017 - January 21, 2018.
Robert Hartshorne (1866-1927), Highlands, New Jersey; by descent to his son, Richard Hartshorne (1900-1958), New Jersey; Sold by Parke-Bernet to Mr. Julius Wills, as the agent for Richard Zinser (1885-1983), New York, January 23, 1946, lot 91; Sold by Richard Zinser to the Art Institute, 1946.
Kornfeld 29 III/IV
Guérin 36 I
Schniewind 23 II/II
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