Magnet Gauguin - Tahitian Women on the Beach

Magnet Gauguin - Tahitian Women on the Beach

Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)
Tahitian Women 1891 - Oil on canvas H. 69; W. 91.5 cm - Orsay museum, Paris

In 1891, Gauguin went to Tahiti, an island he imagined to be a primitive paradise. The artist wanted "to live there in ecstasy, calm and art". His financial difficulties, his aesthetic concerns and this ...
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Dimensions :
5,4 x 7,9 cm
Artist :
Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)
Art movement :
Museum :
Musée d'Orsay
Themes :
Sea, Women, Landscape
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Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Paul Gauguin is one of the major French artists of the 19th century and one of the most important precursors of modern art. His career was amazing, he explored the most diverse arts: painting, drawing, engraving, sculpture and ceramics. Gauguin builds his art on the repetition of recurring themes and patterns.