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Paul (1848) Gauguin (1848 - 1903)

Lot 158: Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Christie's

November 30, 2004
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Manao tupapau (Mongan, Kornfeld, Joachim 20 IV.D.)
woodcut in black, orange and yellow, 1893-94, on Japon, one of approximately 25-30 impressions printed by Louis Roy in 1894, a good impression showing considerable detail in the black plate, with margins, the yellow slightly attenuated, some light-staining in the margins, laid down onto board, generally in good condition, framed
B. 205 x 355 mm., S. 245 x 390 mm.

Artist or Maker

Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Notes

Within the edition of about 25 to 30 impressions printed by Louis Roy, variations appear as to the order in which the blocks and stencils were used. In this impression the order appears to be yellow, then black and finally orange. It could be one of the impressions recorded by Kornfeld as being issued pasted onto cardboard.

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