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  • Letter to Charles Morice, July 1901

    With woodcut of Gauguin's monogram in a decorative motif on page one

    1901
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    One letter consisting of six pages written on three sheets of dark cream, wove, squared (graph) paper with a woodcut monogram on page 1. The text concerns the Museum’s painting, Where Do We Come From (D’ou venons nous, 36.270). Written by Paul Gauguin to Charles Morice, July, 1901. Letter written in pen and black ink, on one folded and one single sheet of squared paper (now separaged). On page 6 the second of two postscripts is in purple ink. The continuous text shows that sheet 1 recto = page 1; sheet 1 verso = page 4. Sheet 2 recto = page 2; sheet 2 verso = page 3. Sheet 3 recto = page 6; sheet 3 verso = page 5. Page 4 contains a diagram of the MFA painting with Gauguin’s analysis of its meaning.

    Inscription

    Signed and dated.

    Provenance

    Private collection, Boston; gift to MFA 5 June 1958.

    Credit Line

    Anonymous gift

    Details

    Dimensions

    Each sheet: 22.7 x 17.6 cm (8 15/16 x 6 15/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    58.594

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed in black on commercial graph paper (papier quadrillé)

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  • Ia Orana Maria (Ave Maria)

    1894
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    No reworking with watercolor. Original sheet mounted on modern Asian paper

    Provenance

    Given by Gauguin to Alexis Rouart (1839-1911); by 1947 sold by Rouart heir to William G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); his bequest, accessioned by MFA, Apirl 14, 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Field 001

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 22.3 x 14.5 cm (8 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.) Mount: 38 x 28 cm (14 15/16 x 11 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.365

    Medium or Technique

    Watercolor monotype on thin cream Asian paper

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  • Standing Nude Woman (Te nave nave fenua) (Delightful Land)

    1894
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Originally pasted to 1971.235, an impression of Te faruru, woodcut, Guerin 22, that was removed

    Provenance

    By 1929, William G. Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; 1960, bequest of W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Field 006; Brettell 179

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 40.5 x 24.2 cm (15 15/16 x 9 1/2 in.) Mount: 48.8 x 35.8 cm (19 3/16 x 14 1/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.368

    Medium or Technique

    Watercolor monotype selectively heightened with brush and watercolor on cream Asian paper

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  • Three Native Women

    The Call (Three Native Women)

    1902–03
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Provenance

    Charles E. Slatkin, NYC, purchased by MFA February 9, 1956

    Credit Line

    Otis Norcross Fund

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Field 102

    Dimensions

    Original sheet: 43.2 x 30.4 cm (17 x 11 15/16 in.) Mount: 44 x 31 cm (17 5/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    56.106

    Medium or Technique

    Transfer drawing in black, squared for transfer in graphite pencil, on cream wove paper

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  • Leda (Projet d'Assiette)

    1889
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Inscription

    Dessins Lithographiques / Paul Gauguin

    Signed

    Signed

    Provenance

    W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); by whom given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 01 A.a; Guérin 1

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 30.2 x 25.9 cm (11 7/8 x 10 3/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.303

    Medium or Technique

    Zincograph on yellow paper, hand colored by Gauguin

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  • Les Drames de la Mer, Bretagne (Dramas of the Sea, Brittany)

    1889
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

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    Kornfeld 02 A.b; Guérin 7

    Accession Number

    60.312

    Medium or Technique

    Zincograph on yellow paper

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  • Les Drames de la Mer. Une Descente dans le Maelstrom (Dramas of the Sea: Descent Into the Maelstrom)

    1889
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Provenance

    Hotel Drouot sale 1895; to A. Seguin; W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960. (Accession date: April 14, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 03 A; Guérin 8

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 50 x 65 cm (19 11/16 x 25 9/16 in.) Image: 18 x 27.2 cm (7 1/16 x 10 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.313

    Medium or Technique

    Zincograph on yellow paper

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  • Baigneuses Bretonnes (Bathers in Brittany)

    1889
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Provenance

    W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960.

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 04 A.a; Guérin 3

    Dimensions

    Image: 24.5 x 20 cm (9 5/8 x 7 7/8 in.) Sheet: 49.9 x 33.2 cm (19 5/8 x 13 1/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.306

    Medium or Technique

    Zincograph on yellow paper, hand-colored by Gauguin

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  • Baigneuses Bretonnes (Bathers in Brittany)

    1889
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

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    Kornfeld 04 A.b; Guérin 3

    Accession Number

    60.307

    Medium or Technique

    Zincograph on yellow paper

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  • Les Cigales et les Fourmis. Souvenir de la Martinique (Grasshoppers and Ants: A Memory of Martinique)

    1889
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Provenance

    Hotel Drouot sale 1895; to A. Seguin; W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960. (Accession date: April 14, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 05 A.b; Guérin 10

    Dimensions

    Image (borderline): 19.8 x 26.1 cm (7 13/16 x 10 1/4 in.); Sheet: 50 x 65 cm (19 11/16 x 25 9/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.315

    Medium or Technique

    Zincograph on yellow paper

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  • Pastorales Martinique (Pastoral in Martinique)

    1889
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Provenance

    W. G. Russell Allen; his bequest to MFA 1956, accessioned in 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 06 A; Guérin 9

    Dimensions

    Image (borderline): 17.5 x 22.4 cm (6 7/8 x 8 13/16 in.); Sheet: 50 x 65 cm (19 11/16 x 25 9/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.314

    Medium or Technique

    Zincograph on yellow paper

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  • Joies de Bretagne (Pleasures of Brittany)

    1889
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Inscription

    l.l. in ink by hand of A. Seguin: "Lithographie colorée par Gauguin achetée à la vente de Gauguin / Hotel Drouot / par moi. A. Seguin"

    Provenance

    Hotel Drouot sale 1895; to A. Seguin; W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960.

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 07 A.a.; Guérin 2

    Dimensions

    Image: 20 x 24.1 cm (7 7/8 x 9 1/2 in.) Sheet: 30.2 x 30.8 cm (11 7/8 x 12 1/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.304

    Medium or Technique

    Zincograph on yellow paper, hand colored by Gauguin

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  • Joies de Bretagne (Pleasures of Brittany)

    1889
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Provenance

    W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); by whom given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 07 A.b; Guérin 2

    Dimensions

    Image: 20.2 x 24.1 cm (7 15/16 x 9 1/2 in.) Sheet: 49.9 x 64.8 cm (19 5/8 x 25 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.305

    Medium or Technique

    Zincograph

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  • Bretonnes à la Barrière (Breton Women Beside of Fence)

    1889
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Provenance

    Hotel Drouot sale 1895; to A. Seguin; W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960. (Accession date: April 14, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 08 A; Guérin 4

    Dimensions

    Image: 16 x 21.5 cm (6 5/16 x 8 7/16 in.) Sheet: 50 x 60.5 cm (19 11/16 x 23 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.308

    Medium or Technique

    Zincograph on yellow paper

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  • Les vieilles Filles à Arles (Old Maids of Arles)

    1889
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Provenance

    Hotel Drouot sale 1895; to A. Seguin; W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960. (Accession date: April 14, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 09 A.b; Guérin 11

    Dimensions

    Image: 18.1 x 21 cm (7 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.) Sheet: 50 x 65 cm (19 11/16 x 25 9/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.316

    Medium or Technique

    Zincograph on yellow paper

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  • Women Washing Clothes

    1889
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Provenance

    W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960.

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 10 A.a; Guérin 6

    Dimensions

    Image: 21 x 26 cm (8 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.); Sheet: 30.5 x 35.3 cm (12 x 13 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.310

    Medium or Technique

    Zincograph on yellow wove paper, hand colored by Gauguin

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  • Les Laveuses (Women Washing Clothes)

    1889
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 10 A.b; Guérin 6

    Accession Number

    60.311

    Medium or Technique

    Zincograph on yellow paper

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  • Les Laveuses (Women Washing Clothes)

    1889
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Provenance

    Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley, Southboro, MA by whom given to MFA 6/9/1942

    Credit Line

    Gift of Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 10 B; Guérin 6

    Accession Number

    42.315

    Medium or Technique

    Lithograph

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  • Misères humaines (Human Misery)

    1889
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Provenance

    W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); by whom given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 11 A.b; Guérin 5

    Dimensions

    Image: 28.9 x 23 cm (11 3/8 x 9 1/16 in.) Sheet: 49.8 x 65 cm (19 5/8 x 25 9/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.309

    Medium or Technique

    Zincograph in reddish-brown ink on yellow paper

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  • Portrait de Stéphane Mallarmé

    1891
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Inscription

    45/79

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); given to MFA by his estate, 11 February 1960.

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 12 II.B.b; Guérin 14 iii

    Dimensions

    18.3 x 14.5 cm (7 3/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.317

    Medium or Technique

    Etching, drypoint and engraving

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  • Noa Noa (Fragrant Scent)

    1893–94
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printed by Louis Roy

    Description

    Provenance

    W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston, MA); by whom given to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by his estate. (Accession date: April 14, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 13 III.D; Guérin 17 ii

    Dimensions

    Image: 35.8 x 20.4 cm (14 1/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.320

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodcut

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  • Noa Noa (Fragrant Scent)

    1893–94, printed 1921
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Pola Gauguin

    Description

    Inscription

    l.l. in graphite pencil: "Paul Gauguin fait"; l.r. in graphite pencil: "Pola Gauguin imp."; u.l. in graphite: No. 26

    Provenance

    W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); by whom given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 13 III.E.b; Guérin 90 ii

    Dimensions

    Block: 35.5 x 20.6 cm (14 x 8 1/8 in.) Sheet: 42.5 x 27 cm (16 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.) Mount: 52.2 x 36.6 cm (20 9/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.357

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut

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  • Nave Nave Fenua (Fragrant Isle)

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

    Description

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 14 II; Guérin 028 ii

    Dimensions

    Block: 35.2 x 19.8 cm (13 7/8 x 7 13/16 in.);sheet: 35.5 x 20.2 cm (14 x 7 15/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.330

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin in black on beige wove paper, trial state

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  • Nave Nave Fenua (Fragrant Isle)

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

    Description

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 14 III; Guérin 028 ii/029iii

    Dimensions

    Block: 35.5 x 20.4 cm (14 x 8 1/16 in.);sheet: 35.8 x 20.7 cm (14 1/8 x 8 1/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.331

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin in brown ink on tan wove paper

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  • Nave Nave Fenua (Fragrant Isle)

    1893–94
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Louis Roy

    Description

    Provenance

    W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston, MA); by whom given to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by his estate. (Accession date: April 14, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 14 IV.C; G 29 iii

    Dimensions

    Block: 35.3 x 20.4 cm (13 7/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.332

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodcut printed in black, yellow, orange and red

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  • Nave Nave Fenua (Fragrant Isle)

    1893–94, printed in 1921
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Pola Gauguin

    Description

    Inscription

    l.l. in graphite pencil: "Paul Gauguin fait"; l.r. in graphite pencil: "Pola Gauguin imp."; u.l. in graphite: No. 26

    Provenance

    W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); by whom given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 14 IV.D.b; Guérin 94 iii

    Dimensions

    Block: 35.4 x 20.4 cm (13 15/16 x 8 1/16 in.) Sheet: 42.8 x 26.6 cm (16 7/8 x 10 1/2 in.) Mount: 52.4 x 36.4 cm (20 5/8 x 14 5/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.362

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut

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  • Nave Nave Fenua (Fragrant Isle)

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

    Description

    Provenance

    Henri M. Petiet, Paris (stamp verso); Judith Pillsbury, Paris; sold to MFA June 2004.

    Credit Line

    Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 14 IV.A; Guerin 29

    Dimensions

    Block: 35.3 x 20.4 cm (13 7/8 x 8 1/16 in.) Sheet: 37.8 x 26.8 cm (14 7/8 x 10 9/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    2004.249

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut in black, printed by Gauguin

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  • Nave Nave Fenua (Fragrant Isle)

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

    Description

    Provenance

    By 1947, William G. Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; 1960, bequest of W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

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    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 14; Guérin 094

    Dimensions

    35.3 x 20.3 x 2.3 cm (13 7/8 x 8 x 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.361

    Medium or Technique

    Woodblock (boxwood), constructed of eight or more sections by Kiessling J. Lacroix Sucr., Paris

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  • Te Faruru (Here We Make Love)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Lower right verso in pencil: MG 22 (handwriting of H. M. Petiet)

    Provenance

    Henri M. Petiet, Paris ; William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

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    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 15 IV.A; Guérin 022

    Dimensions

    Block: 35.7 x 20.5 cm (14 1/16 x 8 1/16 in.); sheet: 51 x 27.8 cm (20 1/16 x 10 15/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.325

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin in black on cream wove paper

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  • Te Faruru (Here We Make Love)

    1893–94
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Louis Roy

    Description

    Provenance

    W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston, MA); by whom given to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by his estate. (Accession date: May 12, 1971)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

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    Kornfeld 15 V; Guérin 22

    Dimensions

    Sheet (trimmed): 35.6 x 20.2 cm (14 x 7 15/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    1971.236

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodcut with red stencil

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  • Te Faruru (Here We Make Love)

    1893–94
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Louis Roy

    Description

    Provenance

    W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston, MA); by whom given to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by his estate. (Accession date: April 14, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 15 V; Guérin 22 ii

    Dimensions

    Block / image: 35.6 x 20.2 cm (14 x 7 15/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.326

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodcut printed in black, orange and red

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  • Auti Te Pape (Women at the River)

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

    Description

    Provenance

    Brown and Phillips, London. 1936, sold by Henri M. Petiet (b. 1894 - d. 1980), Paris, through Colnaghi, London, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 5, 1936)

    Credit Line

    Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 16

    Dimensions

    20.3 x 35.4 x 2.3 cm (8 x 13 15/16 x 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    36.623

    Medium or Technique

    Woodblock (boxwood), constructed from more than 18 sections by KIESSLING J. Lacroix Sucr., Paris

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  • Auti Te Pape (Women at the River)

    1893–94
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Louis Roy

    Description

    Provenance

    W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston, MA); by whom given to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by his estate. (Accession date: April 14, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

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    Kornfeld 16 II.C; Guérin 35 ii

    Dimensions

    Block / image: 20.6 x 36.1 cm (8 1/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.336

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodcut

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  • Auti Te Pape (Women at the River)

    1893–94, printed 1921
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Pola Gauguin

    Description

    Inscription

    l.l. in graphite pencil: "Paul Gauguin fait"; l.r. in graphite pencil: "Pola Gauguin imp."; u.l. in graphite: No. 26

    Provenance

    W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); by whom given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 16 II.D.b; Guérin 96 iii

    Dimensions

    Block: 20.5 x 35.5 cm (8 1/16 x 14 in.) Sheet: 27 x 42.5 cm (10 5/8 x 16 3/4 in.) Mount: 36.3 x 52.4 cm (14 5/16 x 20 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.364

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    Woodcut

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  • Te Atua (The Gods)

    1893–94
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Louis Roy

    Description

    Provenance

    W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston, MA); by whom given to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by his estate. (Accession date: April 14, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 17 III.D; Guérin 31 iii

    Dimensions

    Image: 20.4 x 35.5 cm (8 1/16 x 14 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.333

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodcut

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  • Te Atua (The Gods)

    1893–94
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Louis Roy

    Description

    Provenance

    W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); by whom given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 17 III.D; Guérin 31 iii

    Dimensions

    Block: 20.5 x 35.5 cm (8 1/16 x 14 in.) Sheet: 24.9 x 40 cm (9 13/16 x 15 3/4 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.334

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodcut

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  • L'Univers est créé (The Creation of the Universe)

    1893–94
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Louis Roy

    Description

    Provenance

    W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston, MA); by whom given to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by his estate. (Accession date: April 14, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 18 II.D; Guérin 26 ii

    Dimensions

    Block: 20.6 x 35.6 cm (8 1/8 x 14 in.) Sheet: 24.8 x 39.9 cm (9 3/4 x 15 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.329

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodcut with red stencil

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  • L'Univers est créé (The Creation of the Universe)

    1893–94, printed in 1921
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Pola Gauguin

    Description

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 18 II.E.b; Guérin 93 ii

    Accession Number

    60.360

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut

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  • Mahna No Varua Ino (The Devil Speaks)

    1893–94
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Louis Roy

    Description

    Inscription

    Stamp verso: Coll: R.L. Mayer

    Provenance

    Coll: R.L. Mayer; Gérald Cramer (Geneva, Switzerland); from whom purchased by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Jan. 12, 1960.

    Credit Line

    Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 19 IV.C; Guérin 34

    Dimensions

    Block / image: 20.5 x 36.5 cm (8 1/16 x 14 3/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.12

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodcut with hand addition of orange watercolor to flame; trial proof printed by Louis Roy with a second color block in brown

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  • Mahna No Varua Ino (The Devil Speaks)

    1893–94, printed in 1921
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Pola Gauguin

    Description

    Inscription

    l.l. in graphite pencil: "Paul Gauguin fait"; l.r. in graphite pencil: "Pola Gauguin imp."; u.l. in graphite: No. 26

    Provenance

    W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); by whom given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 19 IV.E ; Guérin 95 iii

    Dimensions

    Block: 20.2 x 35.5 cm (7 15/16 x 14 in.) Sheet: 27 x 43 cm (10 5/8 x 16 15/16 in.) Mount: 36.5 x 52.5 cm (14 3/8 x 20 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.363

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut

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  • Manao Tupapau (The Spirit of the Dead Watching)

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

    Description

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned by MFA, April 14, 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 20 I; proof before Guérin 018 i

    Dimensions

    Block: 20.4 x 35.5 cm (8 1/16 x 14 in.) Sheet: 20.7 x 35.8 cm (8 1/8 x 14 1/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.321

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin on tan wove paper, proof

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  • Manao Tupapau (The Spirit of the Dead Watching)

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

    Description

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 20 II; Guérin 018 i

    Dimensions

    Block/image: 20 x 35.2 cm (7 7/8 x 13 7/8 in.);sheet: 20.4 x 35.5 cm (8 1/16 x 14 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.322

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin in black on beige Asian paper

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  • Manao Tupapau (The Spirit of the Dead Watching)

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

    Description

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 20 III; Guérin 019 ii

    Dimensions

    Block: 20.5 x 35.5 cm (8 1/16 x 14 in.); sheet: 20.8 x 35.8 cm (8 3/16 x 14 1/8 in.);mount: 21.3 x 36.5 cm (8 3/8 x 14 3/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.323

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin in black and brown on tan wove paper

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  • Manao Tupapau (The Spirit of the Dead Watching)

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

    Description

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 20 IV.B; Guérin 020 iii

    Dimensions

    Framed: 40.6 x 54.6 x 2.5 cm (16 x 21 1/2 x 1 in.) Overall: 21.1 x 36.2cm (8 5/16 x 14 1/4in.)

    Accession Number

    60.324

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin in black and brown over yellowish tint on dark cream wove paper, varnished

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  • Manao Tupapau (The Spirit of the Dead Watching)

    1893–94, probably printed 1900–10
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Provenance

    Collections of Durio, Vollard; William H. Schab, NY; from whom purchased by MFA April 14, 1955

    Credit Line

    William A. Sargent Fund

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 20 IV.E; Guérin 20

    Dimensions

    Block: 20.5 x 35.5 cm (8 1/16 x 14 in.) Sheet: 24.9 x 38.6 cm (9 13/16 x 15 3/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    55.242

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed in red, green and brown on thin Japanese paper

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  • Manao Tupapau (The Spirit of the Dead Watching)

    1893–94, printed in 1921
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Pola Gauguin

    Description

    Inscription

    Graphite, l.r.: Pola Gauguin imp.

    Provenance

    W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston, MA); by whom given to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by his estate. (Accession date: April 14, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 20 IV.F.b; Guérin 91 iii

    Dimensions

    Image: 20.5 x 35.5 cm (8 1/16 x 14 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.358

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut

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  • Te Po (Eternal Night)

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

    Description

    Provenance

    Henri M. Petiet (b. 1894 - d. 1980), Paris. 1957, gift of Philip Hofer (b. 1898 - d. 1984), Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 10, 1957)

    Credit Line

    Gift of Philip Hofer, Esq.

    Details

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    Kornfeld 21

    Dimensions

    20.6 x 35.6 x 2.3 cm (8 1/8 x 14 x 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    57.83

    Medium or Technique

    Woodblock (boxwood), constructed from 10 sections by KIESSLING J. Lacroix Sucr., Paris

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  • Te Po (Eternal Night)

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

    Description

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

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    Kornfeld 21 IV.B

    Dimensions

    Framed: 40.6 x 54.6 x 2.5 cm (16 x 21 1/2 x 1 in.) Overall: 21.6 x 36.5cm (8 1/2 x 14 3/8in.)

    Accession Number

    60.318

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodcut printed by Gauguin once in ochre and once in black on tan wove paper, varnished

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  • Te Po (Eternal Night)

    1893–94
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Louis Roy

    Description

    Credit Line

    Frederick Brown Fund

    Details

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    Kornfeld 21 IV.C; Guérin 15, II

    Accession Number

    56.167

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodcut

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  • Te Po (Eternal Night)

    1893–94
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Louis Roy

    Description

    Provenance

    W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston, MA); by whom given to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by his estate. (Accession date: April 14, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

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    Kornfeld 21 IV.C; Guérin 15, ii

    Dimensions

    Block / image: 20.3 x 35.9 cm (8 x 14 1/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.319

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodcut

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  • Te Po (Eternal Night)

    1893–94, printed in 1921
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Pola Gauguin

    Description

    Inscription

    l.l. in graphite pencil: "Paul Gauguin fait"; l.r. in graphite pencil: "Pola Gauguin imp."; u.l. in graphite: No. 26

    Provenance

    W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); by whom given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 21 IV.D.b; Guérin 89 ii

    Dimensions

    Block: 20.6 x 35.9 cm (8 1/8 x 14 1/8 in.) Sheet: 26.7 x 42.5 cm (10 1/2 x 16 3/4 in.) Mount: 36.2 x 52.3 cm (14 1/4 x 20 9/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.356

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut

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  • Maruru (Thanksgiving)

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

    Description

    Provenance

    W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); given by his estate to MFA. (Accession date: February 11, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

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    Kornfeld 22 I; Guérin 23 i

    Dimensions

    Block: 20.1 x 35.4 cm (7 15/16 x 13 15/16 in.) Sheet: 29.5 x 42.5 cm (11 5/8 x 16 3/4 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.327

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut

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  • Maruru (Thanksgiving)

    1893–94
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Louis Roy

    Description

    Provenance

    W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston, MA); by whom given to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by his estate. (Accession date: April 14, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

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    Kornfeld 22 III.C; G 24 ii

    Dimensions

    Sheet (trimmed): 20.4 x 35.4 cm (8 1/16 x 13 15/16 in.) Mount: 21.5 x 36.4 cm (8 7/16 x 14 5/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.328

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodcut, printed in black and yellow ochre (with yellow wash on sky?)

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  • Maruru (Thanksgiving)

    1893–94, printed in 1921
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Pola Gauguin

    Description

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

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    Kornfeld 22 III.E.b; Guérin 92 ii

    Accession Number

    60.359

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut

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  • Maruru (Thanksgiving)

    1893–94, printed in 1941
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Provenance

    Art Institute of Chicago through the Print and Drawing Club; by whom given to MFA, 1/13/49

    Credit Line

    Gift of Miss Clara Culver Gilbert

    Details

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    Kornfeld 22 III.F ; Guérin 92

    Accession Number

    RES.49.2

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    Woodcut

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  • Manao Tupapau (The Spirit of the Dead Watching)

    1894
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Inscription

    At right, below image, in pen and black ink: Ep. 17 / Paul Gauguin

    Signed

    At right, below image, in pen and black ink: Ep. 17 / Paul Gauguin

    Markings

    Embossed blind stamp of L'Estampe Originale, lower right corner

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

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    Kornfeld 23 B; Guérin 050

    Dimensions

    Image: 18 x 27 cm (7 1/16 x 10 5/8 in.); sheet: 42.8 x 58.8 cm (16 7/8 x 23 1/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.340

    Medium or Technique

    Lithograph on cream wove paper

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  • Parau Hano Hano (A Frightening Tale)

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

    Description

    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

    Details

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    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

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  • La Femme aux Figues (Woman with Figs)

    1894
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Armand Seguin (French, 1869–1904)

    Description

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

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    Kornfeld 25 I.C; Guérin 88

    Accession Number

    60.740

    Medium or Technique

    Etching on zinc, this impression from an edition of 100 printed in 1899 by Delâtre for Julius Meier-Graefe and published in the latter's portfolio, Germinal

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  • Deux Femmes Maories Accroupies (Two Seated Maori Women)

    1894–95
    After Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

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    Kornfeld 26 C; Guérin 87

    Accession Number

    60.355

    Medium or Technique

    Zincograph

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  • La Orana Maria (Ave Maria)

    1894–95
    After Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    published in L’Epreuve, March 1895, deluxe edition

    Provenance

    W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); by whom given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

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    Kornfeld 27 B.a; Guérin 51

    Dimensions

    Image: 25.7 x 20 cm (10 1/8 x 7 7/8 in.) Sheet: 36.8 x 28 cm (14 1/2 x 11 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.341

    Medium or Technique

    Zincograph

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  • Mahana Atua (The Day of God)

    1894–95, printed in 1921
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Pola Gauguin

    Description

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

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    Kornfeld 31 II.C.b; Guérin 42

    Accession Number

    60.337

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut

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  • Le Pêcheur buvant auprès de sa Pirogue (A Fisherman Drinking Beside His Canoe); verso: Mahna No Varua Ino (The Devil Speaks)

    1893–94
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Louis Roy

    Description

    Provenance

    W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); given by his estate to MFA. (Accession date: February 11, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

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    Kornfeld 33 I and 19 IV.D; Guérin 34 iii

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 24.9 x 39.6 cm (9 13/16 x 15 9/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.335

    Medium or Technique

    Two proof impressions of the same woodcut, one upside down, printed in dark brown ink (recto) and color woodcut (verso) on tan Japanese paper

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  • Oviri (Savage)

    1894
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Provenance

    A. Fayet, Beziers, France; A. Vollard, Paris (1866-1939); Jacques Ulmann, Paris; William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned by MFA, April 14, 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

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    Kornfeld 35; Guérin 048

    Dimensions

    Block: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.) Sheet: 26.5 x 17 cm (10 7/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.338

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin in brown on beige wove paper

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  • Femme ceuillant des fruits et Oviri (Woman Picking Fruit and the Savage)

    1896–97
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Markings

    Unnumbered.

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

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    Kornfeld 36; Guérin 049

    Dimensions

    Block: 10.5 x 9 cm (4 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.); sheet: 13 x 10.3 cm (5 1/8 x 4 1/16 in.); mount: 24.5 x 20.5 cm (9 5/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.339

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin on thin dark cream Asian paper and laid down in reverse on smooth wove paper

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  • Eve

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Lower left in pen and black ink: no / 2

    Provenance

    Aristide Maillol; William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

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    Kornfeld 42 II.b; Guérin 057

    Dimensions

    Image (block): 28.2 x 21.4 cm (11 1/8 x 8 7/16 in.); sheet: 29.9 x 22.5 cm (11 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.342

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin on beige Asian paper

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  • Femmes, animaux et feuillages (Women, Animals and Foliage)

    1898
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Inscription

    Lower left in pen and black ink: no / 13

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 43 II.A; Guérin 059

    Dimensions

    Image (block): 16.3 x 30.3 cm (6 7/16 x 11 15/16 in.) Sheet: 22.6 x 30.5 cm (8 7/8 x 12 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.344

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin on thin cream Asian paper

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  • Te Arii Vahine (Opoi) [Woman with Mangoes (Tired)]

    1898
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Inscription

    Lower right in pen and black ink: no / 6

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

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    Kornfeld 44 A; Guérin 062

    Dimensions

    Image (block): 16.3 x 28.5 cm (6 7/16 x 11 1/4 in.) Sheet: 17.4 x 28.5 cm (6 7/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.346

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin on thin cream Asian paper

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  • Bouddha (Buddha)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Upper left in pen and black ink: 23

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 45 B; Guérin 063

    Dimensions

    Image/block: 29.2 x 22 cm (11 1/2 x 8 11/16 in.); sheet: 29.8 x 22.5 cm (11 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.347

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin on thin dark cream Asian paper

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  • Le Porteur de Féï (Tahitian Carrying Bananas)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Lower left in pen and black ink: 21

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 46 II; Guérin 064

    Dimensions

    Framed: 38.1 x 106.7 x 2.5 cm (15 x 42 x 1 in.) Overall: 22.5 x 33cm (8 7/8 x 13in.)

    Accession Number

    60.348

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin on thin cream Asian paper

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

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

    Description

    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

    Details

    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

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

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

    Description

    Label: Counterproof of a woodcut on thin dark cream Asian paper. For full description see Conservation Survey, examination 11-2002.

    Inscription

    Lower left in pen and black ink: 20

    Provenance

    Laurence K. Marshall, Cambridge, MA; gift December 9, 1964.

    Credit Line

    Centennial gift of Laurence K. Marshall

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 47 A; Guérin 065

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 23.7 x 21.2 cm (9 5/16 x 8 3/8 in.) (maximum dimensions; sheet cut to five sided shape)

    Accession Number

    64.2207

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut transfer printed by Gauguin on two sheets of thin dark cream Asian paper

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

    1898–99, printed in 1928
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 47 C.a; Guérin 65

    Accession Number

    60.349

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut in olive green; trial proof printed by J. G. Dragnès for Pola Gauguin. Published in February 1928 in an edition of 25 by Leicester Galleries, London

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  • Misères humaines (Human Misery)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Lower left in pen and black ink: No 22

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 49; Guérin 069

    Dimensions

    Block (image): 19 x 29 cm (7 1/2 x 11 7/16 in.); sheet: 22.5 x 29.3 cm (8 7/8 x 11 9/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.351

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin on thin cream Asian paper

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  • The Ox Cart

    Le char à boeufs. Souvenir de Bretagne

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

    Description

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 51; Guérin 70

    Dimensions

    Image: 17.7 x 28.3 cm (6 15/16 x 11 1/8 in.) Sheet: 21 x 28.3 cm (8 1/4 x 11 1/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.352

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut on Asian paper

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  • Te Atua (The Gods)

    1899
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Inscription

    Lower right, written on verso: 20 (reversed)

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 53 II; Guérin 061 ii

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 21.6 x 20 cm (8 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.) (rounded upper left)

    Accession Number

    60.345

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin on thin dark cream Asian paper

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  • Changement de Résidence (Change of Residence)

    1899
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Inscription

    Upper left in pen and black ink: 29

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 54 II.b; Guérin 066

    Dimensions

    Framed: 38.1 x 77.5 x 2.5 cm (15 x 30 1/2 x 1 in.) Sheet: 22.5 x 29.5 cm (8 7/8 x 11 5/8 in.) Image: 16.3 x 29.5 cm (6 7/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.350

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodcut printed by Gauguin on thin cream Asian paper An impression of the second state printed in black over an impression of the first state printed in ocher

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  • Soyez amoureuses, vous serez heureuses (Love, and You Will Be Happy)

    1898
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Inscription

    Lower left in pen and black ink: No / 14

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 55 II.b; Guérin 058

    Dimensions

    Framed: 38.1 x 77.5 x 2.5 cm (15 x 30 1/2 x 1 in.) Sheet: 16 x 27 cm (6 5/16 x 10 5/8 in.) Other (Block (from Kornfeld)): 16.2 x 27.6cm (6 3/8 x 10 7/8in.)

    Accession Number

    60.343

    Medium or Technique

    Color woodcut on thin dark cream Asian papers (an impression of the second state printed in black, pasted over an impression of the first state printed in ocher)

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  • Titre pour "Le Sourire" (Title for "Le Sourire")

    1899
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Inscription

    Lower left in pen and black ink: PG 17

    Provenance

    Galerie Gerald Cramer, Geneva, Switzerland; sold to MFA Nov. 10, 1955

    Credit Line

    William E. Nickerson Fund, No. 2

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 58 B; Guérin 075, first state

    Dimensions

    Block/image: 9 x 18.6 cm (3 9/16 x 7 5/16 in.); sheet: 11 x 19.8 cm (4 5/16 x 7 13/16 in.); mount: 13 x 21.8 cm (5 1/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    55.939

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut printed by Gauguin on thin cream Asian paper

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  • Titre pour "Le Sourire" (Title for "Le Sourire")

    1899, printed in 1921
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Pola Gauguin

    Description

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld 58 D.b; Guérin 75

    Accession Number

    60.353

    Medium or Technique

    Woodcut

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  • Oyez Hui Iesu (Christ on the Cross)

    Carving after 1885, printed in 1926
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Georges Daniel de Monfreid

    Description

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld Suppl. A, III.b

    Accession Number

    60.367

    Medium or Technique

    Rubbing from a wooden cylinder carved by Gauguin, published in an edition of 80 for the Marées-Gesellschaft in Munich by Julius Meier-Graefe

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  • Frise de masques (Masks)

    Carving after 1885, printed in 1926
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Printer Georges Daniel de Monfreid

    Description

    Provenance

    Coll: Marcel Guerin

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld Suppl.A, IV; Guérin 84

    Accession Number

    60.354

    Medium or Technique

    Rubbing from a wooden cylinder carved by Gauguin

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  • Sirène et Dieu marin (Mermaid and Ape)

    Carved panel dates from about 1895–1901, printed posthumously
    Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

    Description

    Provenance

    Godefroy sale, May 12, 1934, no.309; Purchased by MFA, 10/4/1934

    Credit Line

    Frederick Brown Fund

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Kornfeld Suppl.A, V; Gray 124

    Dimensions

    20.4 x 42.3 cm (8 1/16 x 16 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    34.742

    Medium or Technique

    Rubbing in color from a relief carved by Gauguin

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