Caricatures of Gauguin and Governor Gallet, with headpiece from Le sourire

A work made of watercolor, with black colored pencil, and touches of pen and black ink, over a transfer drawing in black, and wood-block print in black ink with blue watercolor on cream wove paper.
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  • A work made of watercolor, with black colored pencil, and touches of pen and black ink, over a transfer drawing in black, and wood-block print in black ink with blue watercolor on cream wove paper.

Date:

1900

Artist:

Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903

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Artist

Paul Gauguin

Title

Caricatures of Gauguin and Governor Gallet, with headpiece from Le sourire

Origin

France

Date

1900

Medium

Watercolor, with black colored pencil, and touches of pen and black ink, over a transfer drawing in black, and wood-block print in black ink with blue watercolor on cream wove paper

Inscriptions

Signed lower left, in black crayon: "P. Gauguin"; inscribed center right, in black crayon: "Marlbrough s'en va t en guerre"; in blue ink: "Mironton Mirontaine"; lower right, in black crayon: "Joli joujou"

Dimensions

298 × 204 mm (sheet); 98 × 164 mm (headpiece)

Credit Line

Gift of Walter S. Brewster

Reference Number

1949.605

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