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The Rape of Europa, from the Suite of Late Wood-Block Prints

A work made of wood-block print in black ink on thin, ivory japanese paper, laid face down on ivory wove paper (recto); wood-block print in yellow ocher ink on ivory wove paper (verso).
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  • A work made of wood-block print in black ink on thin, ivory japanese paper, laid face down on ivory wove paper (recto); wood-block print in yellow ocher ink on ivory wove paper (verso).

Date:

1898/99

Artist:

Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Paul Gauguin

Title

The Rape of Europa, from the Suite of Late Wood-Block Prints

Origin

France

Date

1898–1899

Medium

Wood-block print in black ink on thin, ivory Japanese paper, laid face down on ivory wove paper (recto); wood-block print in yellow ocher ink on ivory wove paper (verso)

Inscriptions

Signed lower left, in plate: "Gauguin"

Dimensions

231 × 205 mm (image/primary/secondary support)

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1949.934

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