(b. 1848, Paris, d. 1903, Atuona, Hiva Oa, French Polynesia)

Breton Peasant Women

Oil on canvas, 67 x 93 cm
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

Gauguin painted this canvas in Pont-Aven, between two trips to Tahiti. The influence of his first stay in Tahiti is clearly seen on this painting, the figures of the Breton women are similar to his Tahitian nudes.

© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.