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Merahi metua no Tehamana (Tehamana Has Many Parents or The Ancestors of Tehamana)

A young girl with medium skin wears a striking dress of black and white stripes with a short lace collar. Behind her is backdrop featuring symbols and native figures. Mangos sit beside her.
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  • A young girl with medium skin wears a striking dress of black and white stripes with a short lace collar. Behind her is backdrop featuring symbols and native figures. Mangos sit beside her.

Date:

1893

Artist:

Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 247

Department

Painting and Sculpture of Europe

Artist

Paul Gauguin

Title

Merahi metua no Tehamana (Tehamana Has Many Parents or The Ancestors of Tehamana)

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

1893

Medium

Oil on jute canvas

Inscriptions

Signed lower center: P. Gauguin. / 93 Inscribed lower left: MERAHI METUA NO / TEHAMANA

Dimensions

75 × 53 cm (29 1/2 × 20 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Deering McCormick

Reference Number

1980.613

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