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Paul (1848) Gauguin (1848 - 1903)

Lot 6: PAUL GAUGUIN 1848-1903


February 23, 2005
New York, NY, US

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inscribed Poro and annotated 172 and 187 16

ink on tan paper, unframed

Condition Note: sheet has stains and some uneven discoloration; upper right corner is replaced, just affecting the figure on the right (the tip of the head and hairline touched in); sheet appears to be backed with thin paper. Matted & unframed

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5 7/8 by 3 3/8 in.

14.9 by 8.6 cm.


(sale, Hotel Métropole, Geneva, Nov. 24, 1986, lot 1861); Pierre Cornette de Saint Cyr (sale, DeQuay & Lombraii, Paris, Oct. 17, 1994, lot 1)


This work will be included in the new edition of the catalogue raisonné of Paul Gauguin being prepared by Daniel Wildenstein under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.

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