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

The Messengers of Oro

1893
Watercolour, 140 x 170 mm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

This picture is an illustration to a book entitled "L'Ancien culte mahorie."

Returning to Paris from Tahiti Gauguin continued to depicts subjects from the South Seas, he painted his reminiscences of Tahiti.




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