Parau Hano Hano (A Frightening Tale)

1893–94
Artist Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kornfeld 24

Dimensions

Platemark: 36 x 26.4 cm (14 3/16 x 10 3/8 in.) Sheet: 38 x 27.5 cm (14 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.703

Medium or Technique

Zincograph (lithograph on zinc) on dark cream wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Printed from zinc plate by Louis Roy; corners cut; condition poor

Inscription

In graphite pencil below: Epreuve d'une lihographie de Gauguin. This is identified by Kornfeld (1988) as being in Séguin's hand.

Provenance

Roderic O'Conor, sale, Paris 1956, lot. 28; to Henri M. Petiet, Paris; gift to MFA 2001

Credit Line

Gift of Henri M. Petiet, confirmed by his estate