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Wood-block print in black ink, with touches of reddish-brown watercolor and black ink, over yellow ink tone block and transferred golden-yellow, orange, and green oil-based media, some containing beeswax and conifer resin (probably pine resin), on cream Japanese paper, laid down on heavy cream wove card
Monogrammed upper center, in image: "P G O"
35.8 × 20.5 cm (14 1/8 × 8 1/8 in.)
Clarence Buckingham Collection
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Société du Salon d’Automne, Catalogue des ouvrages de peinture, sculpture, dessin, gravure, architecture et art décoratif, exh. cat. (Compagnie Française des Papiers-Monnaie, 1906), cat. 138.
Marcel Guérin, L’oeuvre gravé de Gauguin (H. Floury, 1927; Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1980), cat. 17.
Kunsthalle Basel, Paul Gauguin, 1848–1903, exh. cat. (Kunsthalle Basel, 1928), p. 25, cat. 114.
Kunsthalle Basel, Paul Gauguin, 1848–1903, exh. cat., 2nd ed. (Kunsthalle Basel, 1928), p. 30, cat. 224.
Galerien Thannhauser, Paul Gauguin, 1848–1903, introduction by W. Barth, exh. cat. (Galerien Thannhauser, 1928), p. 15, cat. 200.
Leicester Galleries, Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Durrio Collection of Works by Paul Gauguin, exh. cat. (Ernest Brown & Phillips, 1931), p. 5, cat. 1.
Bignou Gallery, Gauguin: First Trip to Tahiti, foreword by Carl O. Schniewind, exh. cat. (Bignou Gallery, 1939), n.pag., cat. 5.
Carl O. Schniewind, “The Woodcuts of Paul Gauguin,” in Robert Goldwater and Carl O. Schniewind, Gauguin: Loan Exhibition for the Benefit of the Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York City, Inc., exh. cat. (Wildenstein & Co., 1956), p. 12 (ill. detail).
Art Institute of Chicago and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture, exh. cat. (Art Institute of Chicago, 1959), p. 81, cat. 144.
Haus der Kunst, Paul Gauguin, with essays by Germain Bazin and Harold Joachim, exh. cat. (Ausstellungsleitung München e.V. Haus der Kunst, 1960), p. 31, cat. 174, pl. 85 (ill.).
Oberes Belvedere, Paul Gauguin, 1848–1903, exh. cat. (Österreichische Galerie im Oberen Belvedere, 1960), p. 45, cat. 86, pl. 28.
Richard R. Brettell, Françoise Cachin, Claire Frèches-Thory, and Charles F. Stuckey, The Art of Paul Gauguin, with assistance from Peter Zegers, exh. cat. (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C./Art Institute of Chicago/New York Graphic Society Books, 1988), p. 323, cat. 170 (ill.).
Elizabeth Mongan, Eberhard W. Kornfeld, and Harold Joachim, Paul Gauguin: Catalogue Raisonné of His Prints, with assistance of Christine E. Stauffer (Galerie Kornfeld, 1988), p. 52, cat. 13.
Adam Biro, Gauguin: La bibliothèque des expositions (A. Biro, 1988), p. 66, fig. 40b.
Peter Kort Zegers, “In the Kitchen with Paul Gauguin: Devising Recipes for a Symbolist Graphic Aesthetic,” in The Broad Spectrum: Studies in the Materials, Techniques, and Conservation of Color on Paper, ed. Harriet K. Stratis and Britt Salvesen (Archetype, 2002), p. 139, fig. 3.2.
George T. M. Shackelford and Claire Frèches-Thory, Gauguin Tahiti, with additional essays by Isabelle Cahn et al., exh. cat (MFA Publications, 2004), pp. 118–19, 354, cat. 107 (ill.). Translated as Gauguin Tahiti: L’atelier du tropiques, exh. cat. (Éds. de la Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 2003), pp. 142–43, fig. 6, 168, 376, cat. 107.
Martine Regnault, Paul Gauguin: La trace écrite (Éd. Universitaires de Dijon, 2005), p. 105 (ill.).
Javier González de Durana, Miriam Alzuri, and María Amezaga, Francisco Durrio (1868–1940): Sobre las huellas de Gauguin, exh. cat. (Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, 2013), p. 221, no. 13.
Paris, Grand Palais des Champs-Elysees, “Salon d’Automne,” 1906, cat. 148.
Kunsthalle Basel, “Paul Gauguin,” July-August, 1928, p. 25, cat. 114 (1st ed.), p. 30, cat. 224 (2nd ed.).
Berlin, Galerien Thannhauser, “Paul Gauguin: 1848-1903,” October 1928, p. 15, cat. 200.
London, The Leicester Galleries, “Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Durrio Collection of Works by Paul Gauguin (1848-1903),” May-June, 1931, p. 5, cat. 1.
New York, Bignou Gallery, “Gauguin: First Trip to Tahiti,” January 3–14, 1939, cat. 5.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture,” February 12-March 29, 1959, p. 81, cat. 144; traveled to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, April 21-May 31, 1959.
Munich, Haus der Kunst, “Paul Gauguin,” April 1-May 29, 1960, p. 31, cat. 174, pl. 85 (ill.).
Vienna, Österreichische Galerie im Oberen Belvedere, “Paul Gauguin,” June 7-July 31, 1960, p. 45, cat. 86, pl. 28.
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, “The Art of Paul Gauguin,” May 1-July 31, 1988, p. 323, cat. 170 (ill.); traveled to The Art Institute of Chicago, September 17-December 11, 1988.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts and Paris, Grand Palais, Paris, “Gauguin Tahiti,” 2003-2004, pp. 118-119, 354 cat. 107 (ill.), cat. by George T. M. Shackelford and Claire Frèches-Thory; shown in Boston, February 29-June 20, 2004, and Paris, September 30, 2003-January 19, 2004.
Dec. 11, 1988; Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, as Gauguin, Jan. 10–Apr. 20, 1989 (Washington, D.C., and Chicago only).
Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Gauguin Tahiti, Sept 30, 2003–Jan. 19, 2004, cat. 107 (ill.); Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Feb. 29–June 20, 2004.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist”, June 25 - September 10, 2017, pp. 212, 214, cat. 147, cat. by Gloria Groom, et. al.
Francisco “Paco” Durrio (1868-1940), Paris [Kornfeld 1988]. Sold by Walter Geiser, Basel, to the Art Institute, 1948.
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