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Oviri

A work made of wood-block print, printed twice in deep-yellow ocher and black ink, on cream wove paper (an imitation japanese vellum), mounted on mottled blue wove laminate card (recto); wood-block print in black ink over red ink tone block, and brush and solvent-thinned orange wash, on cream wove paper (an imitation japanese vellum) mounted on mottled blue wove laminate card (verso).
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  • A work made of wood-block print, printed twice in deep-yellow ocher and black ink, on cream wove paper (an imitation japanese vellum), mounted on mottled blue wove laminate card (recto); wood-block print in black ink over red ink tone block, and brush and solvent-thinned orange wash, on cream wove paper (an imitation japanese vellum) mounted on mottled blue wove laminate card (verso).

Date:

1894

Artist:

Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903

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Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Paul Gauguin

Title

Oviri

Origin

France

Date

1894

Medium

Wood-block print, printed twice in deep-yellow ocher and black ink, on cream wove paper (an imitation Japanese vellum), mounted on mottled blue wove laminate card (recto); wood-block print in black ink over red ink tone block, and brush and solvent-thinned orange wash, on cream wove paper (an imitation Japanese vellum) mounted on mottled blue wove laminate card (verso)

Inscriptions

Signed recto of secondary support, lower center, in pen and brown ink: á / Stephane / Mallarme / Cette étrange figure cruelle enigme P. Gauguin 1895

Dimensions

207 × 120 mm (image); 208 × 120 mm (sheet); 230 × 316 mm (secondary support)

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1947.686.1

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