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The Artist's Portfolio, Pont Aven

Paul Gauguin
(French, Paris 1848–1903 Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands )

Date: 1894
Medium: Two inside covers decorated in watercolor and gouache over charcoal with graphite on heavy gray wove (blotting) paper sewn to leather; leather binding inscribed in pen and ink with additions in watercolor; multicolored silk ribbons stitched into binding.
Dimensions: each drawing: 16-3/4 x 10-3/8 in. (42.5 x 26.4 cm)
Classification: Drawings
Credit Line: Promised Gift of Leon D. and Debra R. Black, and Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer and Florence B. Selden Bequests, and 1999 Benefit Fund, 2000
Accession Number: 2000.255

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