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

A work made of wood-block print, printed twice in black and brown inks, with selective wiping, and hand-applied orange, yellow, red, two tones of green, two tones of blue, silver-gray and black watercolor, on cream wove japanese paper laid down on cream laid japanese paper (a laminate made by the artist).
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  • A work made of wood-block print, printed twice in black and brown inks, with selective wiping, and hand-applied orange, yellow, red, two tones of green, two tones of blue, silver-gray and black watercolor, on cream wove japanese paper laid down on cream laid japanese paper (a laminate made by the artist).

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 twice in black and brown inks, with selective wiping, and hand-applied orange, yellow, red, two tones of green, two tones of blue, silver-gray and black watercolor, on cream wove Japanese paper laid down on cream laid Japanese paper (a laminate made by the artist)

Inscriptions

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

Dimensions

204 × 354 mm (image); 206 × 356 mm (sheets)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1948.260

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