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GAUGUIN, Paul (1848 - 1903), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GAUGUIN, Paul (1848 - 1903), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 7 June 1848, in Paris; died 8 May 1903, in Fatu Iva in the Marquesas Islands.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman, sculptor (wood/bronze), ceramicist, woodcutter, lithographer, zincographer, monotype artist, illustrator. Religious subjects, figure compositions, local figures, nudes, portraits, interiors, rustic scenes, landscapes, landscapes with figures, still-lifes, animals, low reliefs.

Symbolism, Japonisme,

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