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The Day of God

Artist:
Paul Gauguin (French, Paris 1848–1903 Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands)
Date:
1894–95
Medium:
Woodcut on china paper; edition in black ink on china paper
Dimensions:
block: 7 3/16 x 8 in. (18.3 x 20.3 cm) sheet: 10 3/8 x 17 1/8in. (26.4 x 43.5cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.38.1
Not on view
Mahana Atua

Inscription: Inscribed in graphite, lower left: Paul Gauguin fait
Inscribed in graphite, lower right: Pola Gauguin imp.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Prints by Paul Gauguin," February 23, 1971–April 18, 1971.

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

Mongan/Kornfeld 31.II.C; Guerin 43
Elizabeth Mongan, Eberhardt W. Kornfeld, Harold Joachim Paul Gauguin: Catalogue Raisonné of His Prints. Bern, Switzerland, 1988, Rewald, 51, 131.

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. 104, pp. 130, 224, ill.



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