PAUL GAUGUIN (1848-1903)
PAUL GAUGUIN (1848-1903)
PAUL GAUGUIN (1848-1903)
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PAUL GAUGUIN (1848-1903)

Etude pour La nativité tahitienne

PAUL GAUGUIN (1848-1903)
Etude pour La nativité tahitienne
pastel and charcoal on paper laid down on paper
Image size: 10 1/8 x 8 1/8 in. (25.8 x 20.5 cm.) (irregular)
Sheet size: 14 x 12 in. (35.5 x 30.4 cm.)
Drawn circa 1901
Anon. sale, Crédit Municipal de Paris, Paris, 8 February 1962, lot 9.
Frank Perls Gallery, Beverly Hills (acquired at the above sale); sale, Sotheby & Co., London, 27 April 1967, lot 81.
Harry Spiro, New York (acquired at the above sale).
Dr. and Mrs. Robert Schermer, Shaker Heights, Ohio (circa 1973); sale, Sotheby's, New York, 12 May 1987, lot 116.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
Z. Amishai-Maisels, Gauguin's Religious Themes, Ph.D. Diss., The Hebrew University, 1969, pp. 310 and 536 (illustrated, fig. 143; dated 1896 and titled Nativity).
Further details
This work will be included in the forthcoming Paul Gauguin digital catalogue raisonné, currently being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc.

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