The Drama of the Sea, from the Volpini Suite: Dessins lithographiques
Paul Gauguin (French, Paris 1848–1903 Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands)
Inspired by a story written by Edgar Allan Poe (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1809–1849 Baltimore, Maryland)
Zincograph on chrome yellow wove paper; first edition
6 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. (17.1 x 27.3 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1922
Not on view
Les Drames de la mer
Signature: Signed and inscribed in plate, lower left: Les drames de la mer PGauguin
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Artist: Paul Gauguin (French, Paris 1848–1903 Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands) Date: 1894Medium: 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.Accession: 2000.255On view in:Not on view