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Mahana atua (Day of the God)

A work made of wood-block print in black ink with touches of solvent-thinned blue, red, and orange watercolors (recto); wood-block print, printed twice in brown and brown-black ink (a maculature impression) (verso), on cream japanese paper.
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  • A work made of wood-block print in black ink with touches of solvent-thinned blue, red, and orange watercolors (recto); wood-block print, printed twice in brown and brown-black ink (a maculature impression) (verso), on cream japanese paper.

Date:

1894/95

Artist:

Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Paul Gauguin

Title

Mahana atua (Day of the God)

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

1894–1895

Medium

Wood-block print in black ink with touches of solvent-thinned blue, red, and orange watercolors (recto); wood-block print, printed twice in brown and brown-black ink (a maculature impression) (verso), on cream Japanese paper

Inscriptions

Monogrammed lower left, in plate: "PGO"; inscribed lower right, in plate: "Mahana Atua"

Dimensions

Image: 18 × 20.3 cm (7 1/8 × 8 in.); Sheet: 18.4 × 20.5 cm (7 1/4 × 8 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1948.267

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