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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Street  Rouen - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Street Rouen
Rocks And Sea - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Rocks And Sea
Woman Embroidering - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Woman Embroidering
Ingeborg Thaulow - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Ingeborg Thaulow
Grape Harvest In Arles Aka Human Misery - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Grape Harvest In Arles Aka Human Misery
Still Life, Fete Gloanec - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life, Fete Gloanec
Woman In The Waves Aka Ondine II - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Woman In The Waves Aka Ondine II
Eilaha Ohipa Aka Not Working - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Eilaha Ohipa Aka Not Working
Vase Of Nasturtiums - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Vase Of Nasturtiums
Still Life With Sunflowers On An Armchair - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life With Sunflowers On An Armchair
Two Tahitian Girls - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Two Tahitian Girls
Arlesienne - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Arlesienne
Young Man With A Flower - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Young Man With A Flower
Still Life  Fete Gloanec - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life Fete Gloanec
Breton Girls Dancing Aka Dancing A Round In The Haystacks - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Breton Girls Dancing Aka Dancing A Round In The Haystacks
Sunflowers - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Sunflowers
Party Wall - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Party Wall
Street  Osny - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Street Osny
Women Bathing  Dieppe - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Women Bathing Dieppe
Watercolor 03 - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Watercolor 03
Lollichon Field And Pont Aven Church - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Lollichon Field And Pont Aven Church
I Rara Te Oviri Aka Beneath The Pandanus Tree - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
I Rara Te Oviri Aka Beneath The Pandanus Tree
Self Portrait2 - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Self Portrait2
Tahiti with Mango - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Tahiti with Mango

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