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Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (7 June 1848 – 8 May 1903) was a leading Post-Impressionist painter. His bold experimentation with coloring led directly to the Synthetist style of modern art while his expression of the inherent meaning of the subjects in his paintings, under the influence of the cloisonnist style, paved the way to Primitivism and the return to the pastoral. He was also an influential exponent of wood engraving and woodcuts as art forms.

Paul Gauguin was born in Paris, France to journalist Clovis Gauguin and half-Peruvian Aline Maria Chazal, the daughter of proto-socialist leader Flora Tristan. In 1851 the family left Paris for Peru, motivated by the political climate of the period. Clovis died on the voyage, leaving three-year old Paul, his mother and his sister to fend for themselves. They lived for four years in Lima, Peru with Paul's uncle and his family. The imagery of Peru would later influence Paul in his art.

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Vase Of Flowers - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Vase Of Flowers
Faa Iheihe (detail) - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Faa Iheihe (detail)
The Great Buddah - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Great Buddah
Breton  Shepherdess 2 - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Breton Shepherdess 2
Self Portrait I - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Self Portrait I
Landscape With Black Pigs And A Crouching Tahitian - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Landscape With Black Pigs And A Crouching Tahitian
Young Man With A Flower - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Young Man With A Flower
Still life with Japanese woodcut - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still life with Japanese woodcut
Women Bathing  Dieppe - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Women Bathing Dieppe
Tahitian Woman In A Landscape - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Tahitian Woman In A Landscape
Sunflowers - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Sunflowers
Still Life With Sunflowers On An Armchair - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life With Sunflowers On An Armchair
Street  Rouen - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Street Rouen
Idyll In Tahiti 2 - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Idyll In Tahiti 2
Flower Piece - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Flower Piece
Baby Aka The Nativity - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Baby Aka The Nativity
Ingeborg Thaulow - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Ingeborg Thaulow
E Haere Oe I Hia Aka Where Are You Going - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
E Haere Oe I Hia Aka Where Are You Going
Hina Tefatou Aka The Moon And The Earth - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Hina Tefatou Aka The Moon And The Earth
Rocks And Sea - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Rocks And Sea
Fields At Le Pouldu - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Fields At Le Pouldu
The Cellist Aka Portrait Of Fritz Scheklud - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Cellist Aka Portrait Of Fritz Scheklud
Seaweed Gatherers - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Seaweed Gatherers
Woman In The Waves Aka Ondine II - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Woman In The Waves Aka Ondine II
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