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After Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Luxure

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After Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)
Luxure
signed with initials 'PGo' (on the front of the base); numbered and stamped with foundry mark '2/12 C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the back of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 27 ½ in. (69.9 cm.)
Conceived circa 1890-1891; this bronze version cast at a later date
Provenance
Alice Tully, New York.
Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame University, North Bend, Indiana (bequest from the above); sale, Christie's, New York, 5 May 2004, lot 268.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
Literature
H. Dorra, "The First Eves in Gauguin's Eden," Gazette des Beaux-Arts, vol. XLI, March 1953, pp. 190 and 193.
J. Rewald, Post-Impressionism: From Van Gogh to Gauguin, New York, 1956, p. 445 (wood version illustrated; titled LewdnessCaribbean Woman).
C. Gray, Sculpture and Ceramics of Paul Gauguin, Baltimore, 1963, p. 208, no. 88 (wood version illustrated).
G.M. Sugana, L'opera completa di Gauguin, Milan, 1972, p. 98, no. 194.1 (wood version illustrated).
Exhibited
Rome, Complesso del Vittoriano, Paul Gauguin: Artist of Myth and Dream, October 2007-February 2008, p. 266, no. 61 (illustrated in color, p. 267).

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