Paul Gauguin (French, Paris 1848–1903 Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands)
Printed by Armand Séguin (French, Brittany 1869–1903 Finistère, Brittany)
Formerly attributed to Armand Séguin (French, Brittany 1869–1903 Finistère, Brittany)
etching, lavis, and soft-ground etching on zinc, printed in green ink
10 1/2 x 17 7/16 in. (26.7 x 44.3 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1967
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.
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