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The Drama of the Sea, Brittany, from the Volpini Suite: Dessins lithographiques

Series/Portfolio:
Dessins lithographiques
Artist:
Paul Gauguin (French, Paris 1848–1903 Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands)
Date:
1889
Medium:
Zincograph on chrome yellow wove paper; first edition
Dimensions:
6 9/16 x 8 7/8 in. (16.7 x 22.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.82.2(6)
Not on view
Les drames de la mer, Bretagne

Signature: Signed in graphite, lower right: Paul Gauguin
Signed in print, lower left: 89 (9 reversed) Paul Gauguin

Inscription: Inscribed in the print, below image: Les drames de (d in reverse) la mer Bretagne
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Prints by Paul Gauguin," February 23, 1971–April 18, 1971.

Musée d'Orsay. "Theo van Gogh, 1857-1891: Art Dealer, Collector, and Brother of Vincent," September 27, 1999–January 9, 2000.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Lure of the Exotic: Gauguin in New York Collections," June 18, 2002–October 20, 2002.

Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao. "Francisco Durrio," June 3, 2013–September 15, 2013.

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Gauguin: Metamorphoses," March 8, 2014–June 8, 2014.

Guérin 7; Mongan/Kornfeld 2.A.b.; see Washington, Chicago, Paris 1988-89, cat. no. 73
Elizabeth Mongan, Eberhardt W. Kornfeld, Harold Joachim Paul Gauguin: Catalogue Raisonné of His Prints. Bern, Switzerland, 1988.



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