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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Les Cigales et les Fourmis - Souvenir de la Martinique - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Les Cigales et les Fourmis - Souvenir de la Martinique
Watercolor 38 - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Watercolor 38
Breton landscape (2) - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Breton landscape (2)
Cabane sous les arbres - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Cabane sous les arbres
Tang collectors - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Tang collectors
Riverside - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Riverside
La Groue Farm, Osny - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
La Groue Farm, Osny
Watercolor 12 - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Watercolor 12
Breton Village In Snow - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Breton Village In Snow
Breton Shepherdess - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Breton Shepherdess
Portrait Of A Woman - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Portrait Of A Woman
Hillside - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Hillside
On the abyss - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
On the abyss
Cow In A Meadow  Rouen - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Cow In A Meadow Rouen
Cliff Near Dieppe - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Cliff Near Dieppe
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
Dahlias And Mandolin - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Dahlias And Mandolin
Watercolor 22 - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Watercolor 22
Cail Factories And Quai De Grenelle - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Cail Factories And Quai De Grenelle
Te tiare farani (aka Bouquet of Flowers) 1893 - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Te tiare farani (aka Bouquet of Flowers) 1893
Portrait Of A Pont Aven Woman - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Portrait Of A Pont Aven Woman
Riverside Aka Breton Landscape - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Riverside Aka Breton Landscape
River Bank In Winter (study) - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
River Bank In Winter (study)

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