Paul Gauguin, ‘Tahitian Faces (Frontal View and Profiles)’, ca. 1899, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Paul Gauguin, ‘Tahitian Faces (Frontal View and Profiles)’, ca. 1899, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Paul Gauguin

Tahitian Faces (Frontal View and Profiles), ca. 1899

Charcoal on laid paper
16 1/8 × 12 1/4 in
41 × 31.1 cm
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Purchase, The Annenberg Foundation Gift, 1996), licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal
Paul Gauguin
French, 1848–1903
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A pioneer of the Symbolist art movement in France, Paul Gauguin is renowned for his “savage” art …

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A pioneer of the Symbolist art movement in France, Paul Gauguin is renowned for his “savage” art depicting sumptuous Tahitian women, nude bathers and haystacks in the Breton landscape, and decorative door panels around his hut on the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia. Although Gauguin began his artistic career …

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Paul Gauguin, ‘Tahitian Faces (Frontal View and Profiles)’, ca. 1899, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Paul Gauguin, ‘Tahitian Faces (Frontal View and Profiles)’, ca. 1899, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Paul Gauguin
French, 1848–1903
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A pioneer of the Symbolist art movement in France, Paul Gauguin is renowned for his “savage” art …

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A pioneer of the Symbolist art movement in France, Paul Gauguin is renowned for his “savage” art depicting sumptuous Tahitian women, nude bathers and haystacks in the Breton landscape, and decorative door panels around his hut on the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia. Although Gauguin began his artistic career …

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Paul Gauguin

Tahitian Faces (Frontal View and Profiles), ca. 1899

Charcoal on laid paper
16 1/8 × 12 1/4 in
41 × 31.1 cm
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