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

Breton Eve

Watercolour and pastel, 337 x 318 mm
McNay Art Museum, San Antonio

This work is a mature example of cloisonnism, a style of post-Impressionist painting with bold and flat forms separated by dark contours. Cloisonnism was a movement created by Paul Gauguin, Emile Bernard, and Louis Anquetin, along with other members of the School of Pont-Aven.

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