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

Flowers in a Vase

Watercolour, 192 x 118 mm
Musée du Louvre, paris

This is one of the rare flower still-lifes in Gauguin's oeuvre. It was executed for decorating Gauguin's book "Noa-Noa," it was the frontispiece of the manuscript. The Noa-Noa contained 59 watercolours and coloured woodcuts, and 18 black-and-white graphics.

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