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

Illustration in the Noa-Noa Album

1893-94
Watercolour
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Noa-Noa is Gauguin's intimate journal of his first trip to Tahiti. Begun in 1892, after his first year in the islands, it was intended to stand as a record of his emotions and experiences in the new world. The journal contains sensuous woodblock prints and sketches.




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