9 November 2000
Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)
Deux femmes tahitiennes
signed with initials 'P G O' (lower right)
pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash with a charcoal border on paper
Image size: 83/8 x 7¼ in. (21.4 x 18.2 cm.)
Sheet size: 13½ x 97/8 in. (34.3 x 25 cm.)
Drawn circa 1894
Galerie Druet, Paris (no. 43013).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 24 April 1963, lot 18.
The Lefevre Gallery (Alex. Reid & Lefevre, Ltd.), London (acquired at the above sale).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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R. S. Field, Paul Gauguin: Monotypes, exh. cat., Philadelphia, Museum of Art, 1973, p. 64.
The Wildenstein Institute has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.
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