Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)
Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Paysage tahitien avec figure (recto); Etude de figures (verso)

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Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)
Paysage tahitien avec figure (recto); Etude de figures (verso)
watercolor, charcoal and pencil on paper (recto); charcoal and pencil on paper (verso)
7 ¾ x 12 1/8 in. (19.8 x 30.9 cm.)
Executed circa 1892
Provenance
Victor Ségalen, Paris.
Mme Joly-Ségalen, Paris (by descent from the above); sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 5 June 1978, lot 31.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
Mme Joly-Ségalen, ed., Lettres de Gauguin à Daniel de Monfreid, Paris, 1950, p. 243 (recto illustrated, pl. 15).
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Cent oeuvres de Gauguin, 1960, no. 148 (dated 1896-1898 and with incorrect dimensions).
Tokyo, Seibu Department Store; Kyoto, National Museum of Modern Art; Fukuoka, Prefectural Cultural Center, Paul Gauguin, August-December 1969, no. 68 (recto illustrated; dated 1898 and with incorrect dimensions).
Paris, Galerie Bellier, Oeuvres choisies, XIXe-XXe siècles, summer-fall 1988, no. 20 (recto and verso illustrated; dated 1898-1900).

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Lot Essay

This work will be included in the forthcoming Paul Gauguin catalogue critique, currently being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
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