Manao Tupapau (The Spirit of the Dead Watching)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Kornfeld 29 III; Guérin 36

Dimensions

Block: 22.9 x 52.1 cm (9 x 20 1/2 in.) Sheet: 23.5 x 58 cm (9 1/4 x 22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1607

Medium or Technique

Woodcut printed by Gauguin in black with hand and stencil additions in color on dark cream Asian paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Colored with yellow, green, violet, brown and red.

Provenance

William G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); his gift to MFA, December 9,1954.

Credit Line

Gift of W. G. Russell Allen