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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Two Tahitian Girls - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Two Tahitian Girls
Still Life With Sunflowers On An Armchair - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life With Sunflowers On An Armchair
Rocks And Sea - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Rocks And Sea
Lollichon Field And Pont Aven Church - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Lollichon Field And Pont Aven Church
Young Man With A Flower - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Young Man With A Flower
Party Wall - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Party Wall
Still Life, The White Bowl - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life, The White Bowl
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
In Olden Times - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
In Olden Times
Woman In The Waves Aka Ondine II - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Woman In The Waves Aka Ondine II
Sunflowers - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Sunflowers
Women Bathing  Dieppe - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Women Bathing Dieppe
Self Portrait2 - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Self Portrait2
Street  Rouen - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Street Rouen
Still Life, Fete Gloanec - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life, Fete Gloanec
I Rara Te Oviri Aka Beneath The Pandanus Tree - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
I Rara Te Oviri Aka Beneath The Pandanus Tree
Landscape (Paysage) 1891 (1761x2383) - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Landscape (Paysage) 1891 (1761x2383)
Rue Jouvenet  Rouen - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Rue Jouvenet Rouen
Tahitian Woman In A Landscape - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Tahitian Woman In A Landscape
Still Life With Oysters - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life With Oysters
Landscape With Black Pigs And A Crouching Tahitian - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Landscape With Black Pigs And A Crouching Tahitian
Where you go - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Where you go
Self Portrait I - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Self Portrait I

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