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Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Woman with Figs

Series/Portfolio:
Published in the album, Germinal, in 1899
Artist:
Paul Gauguin (French, Paris 1848–1903 Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands)
Printer:
Printed by Armand Séguin (French, Brittany 1869–1903 Finistère, Brittany)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Armand Séguin (French, Brittany 1869–1903 Finistère, Brittany)
Date:
1894
Medium:
etching, lavis, and soft-ground etching on zinc, printed in green ink
Dimensions:
10 1/2 x 17 7/16 in. (26.7 x 44.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.753.6
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in the plate, upper left: Chez Séguin à St. Julien
Vendor: Anthony d'Offay
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 25; G.88
Theodore Reff Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture. Ex. cat. Art Institute of Chicago, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1959, cat. no. 126, pp. 76, 79 (in revised 2nd ed.).

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

Ronald Pickvance, Richard Brettell Gauguin and the School of Pont-Aven. Exh. cat., San Diego Museum of Art. San Diego, 1994, cat. no. cat. no. 16, p. 46, ill.

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. 48, p. 75. 221, ill.



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