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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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Winters End - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Winters End
A Tahitian Woman With A Flower In Her Hair - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
A Tahitian Woman With A Flower In Her Hair
Working The Land - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Working The Land
Maternity Aka Three Woman On The Seashore - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Maternity Aka Three Woman On The Seashore
The Milkmaid - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Milkmaid
Windmil  Ostervold Park - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Windmil Ostervold Park
Young Breton By The Sea - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Young Breton By The Sea
Faaturuma Aka Melancholy - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Faaturuma Aka Melancholy
Still Life With Onions  Beetroot And A Japanese Print - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life With Onions Beetroot And A Japanese Print
The Coast Of Bellangenay - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Coast Of Bellangenay
Savage Poems - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Savage Poems
Breton Landscape - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Breton Landscape
Yellow Haystacks Aka Golden Harvest - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Yellow Haystacks Aka Golden Harvest
Vase Of Flowers And Window - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Vase Of Flowers And Window
The Blue Roof - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Blue Roof
Still Life  Fete Gloanec - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life Fete Gloanec
Taperaa Mahana - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Taperaa Mahana
Girl With A Fan - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Girl With A Fan
Watering Place2 - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Watering Place2
Bust Of A Nude Girl - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Bust Of A Nude Girl
Caricature  Self Portrait - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Caricature Self Portrait
Still  Clay Jug And Iron Mug - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Clay Jug And Iron Mug
The Seine  Pont D Iena  Snowing - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Seine Pont D Iena Snowing
Willow by the Aven I - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Willow by the Aven I
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