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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Breton Women at a Fence - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Breton Women at a Fence
Cabane sous les arbres - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Cabane sous les arbres
Bathing, Dieppe - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Bathing, Dieppe
M. Loulou - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
M. Loulou
Watercolor 12 - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Watercolor 12
Breton landscape (2) - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Breton landscape (2)
Breton Shepherdess - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Breton Shepherdess
La Groue Farm, Osny - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
La Groue Farm, Osny
Breton Village In Snow - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Breton Village In Snow
Tang collectors - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Tang collectors
Portrait Of A Woman - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Portrait Of A Woman
Cliff Near Dieppe - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Cliff Near Dieppe
On the abyss - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
On the abyss
Clearing I - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Clearing I
China Asters  Hat And Book - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
China Asters Hat And Book
Portrait Of A Pont Aven Woman - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Portrait Of A Pont Aven Woman
Dahlias And Mandolin - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Dahlias And Mandolin
Cail Factories And Quai De Grenelle - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Cail Factories And Quai De Grenelle
Hillside - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Hillside
Watercolor 22 - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Watercolor 22
Cow In A Meadow  Rouen - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Cow In A Meadow Rouen
Flowers And Carpet Aka Pansies - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Flowers And Carpet Aka Pansies
Te tiare farani (aka Bouquet of Flowers) 1893 - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Te tiare farani (aka Bouquet of Flowers) 1893
River Bank In Winter (study) - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
River Bank In Winter (study)

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