Wood-block print, printed three times in reddish-brown, black, and light black ink, with touches of brush and black gouache and silver-gray watercolor (altered from black), on ivory laid Japanese paper, laid down on ivory wove Japanese paper (a laminate made by the artist)
Monogrammed lower left, in image: "P G O"
204 × 357 mm (image); 207 × 359 mm (sheet)
Clarence Buckingham Collection
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Robert Goldwater and Carl O. Schniewind, Gauguin: Loan Exhibition for the Benefit of the Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York City, Inc., exh. cat. (Wildenstein & Co., 1956), p. 22, cat. 80.
Art Institute of Chicago and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture, exh. cat. (Art Institute of Chicago, 1959), p. 84, cat. 146.
Haus der Kunst, Paul Gauguin, with essays by Germain Bazin and Harold Joachim, exh. cat. (Ausstellungsleitung München e.V. Haus der Kunst, 1960), p. 31, cat. 175.
Oberes Belvedere, Paul Gauguin, 1848–1903, exh. cat. (Österreichische Galerie im Oberen Belvedere, 1960), p. 45, cat. 85.
Elizabeth Mongan, Eberhard W. Kornfeld, and Harold Joachim, Paul Gauguin: Catalogue Raisonné of His Prints, with assistance of Christine E. Stauffer (Galerie Kornfeld, 1988), p. 96, cat. 20.
New York, Wildenstein, “Gauguin,” April 5-May 5, 1956, p. 22, cat. 80.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture,” February 12-March 29, 1959, p. 84, cat. 146; traveled to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, April 21-May 31, 1959.
Munich, Haus der Kunst, “Paul Gauguin,” April 1-May 29, 1960, p. 31, cat. 175.
Vienna, Österreichische Galerie im Oberen Belvedere, “Paul Gauguin,” June 7-July 31, 1960, p. 45, cat. 85.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist”, June 25 - September 10, 2017, pp. 260, 263, cat. 206, cat. by Gloria Groom, et. al.
Sold by Gerald Cramer, Geneva, to the Art Institute, 1954.
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