L’univers est créé (The Universe Is Being Created), from the Noa Noa Suite

A work made of wood-block print, printed in black ink with traces of residual brown ink, with selective wiping, over solvent-thinned and transferred and stenciled yellow, orange, red, blue, and green oil-based media, some containing beeswax and conifer resin (probably pine resin), with touches of brush and black ink, on medium-weight, smooth, pink wove paper (faded to tan).
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  • A work made of wood-block print, printed in black ink with traces of residual brown ink, with selective wiping, over solvent-thinned and transferred and stenciled yellow, orange, red, blue, and green oil-based media, some containing beeswax and conifer resin (probably pine resin), with touches of brush and black ink, on medium-weight, smooth, pink wove paper (faded to tan).

Date:

1893–94

Artist:

Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903

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Artist

Paul Gauguin

Title

L’univers est créé (The Universe Is Being Created), from the Noa Noa Suite

Origin

France

Date

1893–1894

Medium

Wood-block print, printed in black ink with traces of residual brown ink, with selective wiping, over solvent-thinned and transferred and stenciled yellow, orange, red, blue, and green oil-based media, some containing beeswax and conifer resin (probably pine resin), with touches of brush and black ink, on medium-weight, smooth, pink wove paper (faded to tan)

Inscriptions

Monogrammed lower right, in image: "P G O"

Dimensions

203 × 350 mm (image/sheet)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1948.259

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