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Spirit of the Dead Watching (Manao Tupapau)

Series/Portfolio:
L'Estampe originale, Album VI
Artist:
Paul Gauguin (French, Paris 1848–1903 Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands )
Publisher:
André Marty (French, born 1857)
Date:
April–June 1894
Medium:
Zincograph on wove paper
Dimensions:
image: 7 3/16 x 10 11/16 in. (18.3 x 27.2 cm) sheet: 13 1/2 x 18 13/16 in. (34.3 x 47.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.82.1-53
Not on view
Signature: Signed at lower left, in black ink: Paul Gauguin; and at upper right, on stone: PGO

Inscription: At lower right, in black ink: Ep. 73; at lower left, on stone: Manao Tupapau
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Prints by Paul Gauguin," February 23, 1971–April 18, 1971.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," September 21, 1998–November 30, 1998.

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

Princeton University Art Museum. "Gauguin's Paradise Remembered: The Noa Noa Prints," September 25, 2010–January 2, 2011.

Mongan/Kornfeld 23.B; Guérin 50; Stein and Karshan 28
Donna Stein, Donald H. Karshan L'Estampe Originale: A Catalogue Raisonné. New York, 1970, cat. no. 28.

Colta Ives "French Prints in the Era of Impressionism and Symbolism." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1988 (Summer), p. 33, ill.

Colta Ives, Susan Alyson Stein, Charlotte Hale, Marjorie Shelley The Lure of the Exotic: Gauguin in New York Collections. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Yale University Press, New York, 2002, cat. no. 66, pp. 93, 222, ill.

Calvin Brown, Alastair Wright Gauguin's Paradise Remembered: The Noa Noa Prints. Exh. cat., Princeton University Art Museum, September 25, 2010-January 2, 2011. New Haven, CT, 2010, cat. no. 26, ill.



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