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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In The Heat Of The Day - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
In The Heat Of The Day
Man With An Ax - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Man With An Ax
Still Life With Tahitian Oranges - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life With Tahitian Oranges
The Call - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Call
Beach At Le Pouldu - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Beach At Le Pouldu
The Bathers - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Bathers
The White Tablecloth Aka Still Life With Cherries - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The White Tablecloth Aka Still Life With Cherries
Still Life With Onions  Beetroot And A Japanese Print - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life With Onions Beetroot And A Japanese Print
Among The Lillies - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Among The Lillies
Tahitian Woman I - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Tahitian Woman I
Tahitian Pastoral - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Tahitian Pastoral
Women of Tahiti - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Women of Tahiti
Willows - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Willows
A Meadow On The Banks Of The Aven - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
A Meadow On The Banks Of The Aven
The Offering - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Offering
Landscape With Three Figures - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Landscape With Three Figures
Mandolin On A Chair - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Mandolin On A Chair
Two Nudes on a Tahitian Beach - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Two Nudes on a Tahitian Beach
Bouquet Of Flowers - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Bouquet Of Flowers
At The Black Rocks Aka Rocks By The Sea - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
At The Black Rocks Aka Rocks By The Sea
Maternity Aka Three Woman On The Seashore - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Maternity Aka Three Woman On The Seashore
Aline Gauguin And One Of Her Brothers - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Aline Gauguin And One Of Her Brothers
Contes Barbares Aka Primitive Tales - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Contes Barbares Aka Primitive Tales
Snow  Rue Carcel - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Snow Rue Carcel

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