L'Enlèvement d'Europe (The Rape of Europa)

1898–99
Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kornfeld 47

Dimensions

24 x 23 x 4 cm (9 1/2 x 9 1/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

36.624

Medium or Technique

Woodblock

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Printmaking

Provenance

About 1907, sold by Gustave Fayet (b. 1865 - d. 1925), Béziers, France, to Eugène Druet; 1918, sent by Druet to an exhibition in Stockholm and sold to Pola Gauguin; 1928, sold by Pola Gauguin to Leicester Galleries, London [see note]. 1936, sold by Henri M. Petiet (b. 1894 - d. 1980), Paris, through Colnaghi, London, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 5, 1936)

NOTE:
Provenance information is taken from Elizabeth Mongan, Paul Gauguin, Catalogue Raisonne´ of his Prints (Bern: Galerie Kornfeld, 1988), p. 188.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund