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

Study for The Loss of Virginity

Charcoal, 316 x 332 mm
Private collection

This is a preliminary study for the painting The Loss of Virginity (Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia). It was produced in the brief period when Gauguin was interested in Symbolism.

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