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Human Misery, from the Volpini Suite: Dessins lithographiques

Series/Portfolio:
Dessins lithographiques: series of ten, plus cover design
Artist:
Paul Gauguin (French, Paris 1848–1903 Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands)
Date:
1889
Medium:
Zincograph printed in brown ink on chrome yellow wove paper; first edition
Dimensions:
Image: 11 1/16 × 9 in. (28.1 × 22.9 cm) Sheet: 19 × 13 3/8 in. (48.3 × 33.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.82.2(3)
Not on view
Signature: Signed in graphite (lower right): Paul Gauguin
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture, Chicago and New York, 1959," April 23, 1959–May 31, 1959.

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 5; Mongan/Kornfeld 11A.b.
Elizabeth Mongan, Eberhardt W. Kornfeld, Harold Joachim Paul Gauguin: Catalogue Raisonné of His Prints. Bern, Switzerland, 1988.

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. 36, pp. 59, 220, ill.



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