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Human Misery

Artist:
Paul Gauguin (French, Paris 1848–1903 Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands)
Date:
1898–99
Medium:
woodcut on transparent laid tissue paper
Dimensions:
7 5/8 x 11 3/4 in. (19.4 x 29.8 cm): block 9 x 11 7/8 in. (22.9 x 30.2 cm): paper
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1952
Accession Number:
52.608.1
Not on view
Misères humaines

Signature: Signed and numbered lower left: PG/n. 14

Inscription: Numbered, lower left: n. 14
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Lure of the Exotic: Gauguin in New York Collections," June 18, 2002–October 20, 2002.

Cleveland Museum of Art. "Paul Gauguin: Paris, 1889," October 4, 2009–January 18, 2010.

Van Gogh Museum. "Paul Gauguin: Paris, 1889," February 19, 2010–June 6, 2010.

Mongan/Kornfeld 49;Guérin 69
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. 35, p. 58, ill.

Heather Lemonedes, Belinda Thomson, Agnieszka Juszczak Paul Gauguin: Paris, 1889. Exh. cat., Cleveland Museum of Art, October 4, 2009-January 18, 2010, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, February 19-June 6, 2010. Ostfildern, 2009, cat. no. 110, 190, ill.



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