Mahna no varua ino (The Devil Speaks), from the Noa Noa Suite

A work made of wood-block print, printed twice in brown and black inks, over a yellow, silver-gray and brownish-orange ink tone block, and transferred yellow, green, red, and orange oil-based media, some containing beeswax and conifer resin (probably pine resin), on ivory japanese paper, laid down on cream wove card.
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  • A work made of wood-block print, printed twice in brown and black inks, over a yellow, silver-gray and brownish-orange ink tone block, and transferred yellow, green, red, and orange oil-based media, some containing beeswax and conifer resin (probably pine resin), on ivory japanese paper, laid down on cream wove card.

Date:

1893/94

Artist:

Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903

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Artist

Paul Gauguin

Title

Mahna no varua ino (The Devil Speaks), from the Noa Noa Suite

Origin

France

Date

Made 1893–1894

Medium

Wood-block print, printed twice in brown and black inks, over a yellow, silver-gray and brownish-orange ink tone block, and transferred yellow, green, red, and orange oil-based media, some containing beeswax and conifer resin (probably pine resin), on ivory Japanese paper, laid down on cream wove card

Inscriptions

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

Dimensions

202 × 356 mm (image); 204 × 356 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1948.263

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