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Spirit of the Dead Watching (Manao Tupapau), from Fragrance (Noa Noa)

Series/Portfolio:
Noa Noa (Fragrance)
Artist:
Paul Gauguin (French, Paris 1848–1903 Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands)
Date:
1893–94
Medium:
Woodcut on china paper
Dimensions:
block: 8 1/16 x 14 in. (20.5 x 35.6 cm) sheet: 10 5/8 x 16 7/8 in. (27 x 42.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.38.4
Not on view
Inscription: inscribed in graphite, lower left: Paul Gauguin fait
inscribed in graphite, lower right: Pola Gauguin imp.
inscribed in graphite, top left: No. 5
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Lure of the Exotic: Gauguin in New York Collections," June 18, 2002–October 20, 2002.

Mongan/Kornfeld 20/IV/F
Elizabeth Mongan, Eberhardt W. Kornfeld, Harold Joachim Paul Gauguin: Catalogue Raisonné of His Prints. Bern, Switzerland, 1988.

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, p. 105, ill. fig. 1.



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