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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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Snow  Rue Carcel - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Snow Rue Carcel
Apples And Bowl - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Apples And Bowl
The Messengers Of Oro - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Messengers Of Oro
Winters End - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Winters End
Aline Gauguin And One Of Her Brothers - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Aline Gauguin And One Of Her Brothers
Working The Land - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Working The Land
Tahitians At Rest (unfinished) - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Tahitians At Rest (unfinished)
Young Breton By The Sea - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Young Breton By The Sea
Boquet Of Peonies On A Musical Score - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Boquet Of Peonies On A Musical Score
Windmil  Ostervold Park - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Windmil Ostervold Park
Yellow Haystacks Aka Golden Harvest - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Yellow Haystacks Aka Golden Harvest
The Coast Of Bellangenay - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Coast Of Bellangenay
The Seine  Pont D Iena  Snowing - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Seine Pont D Iena Snowing
Savage Poems - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Savage Poems
The Blue Roof - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Blue Roof
Faaturuma Aka Melancholy - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Faaturuma Aka Melancholy
Breton Landscape - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Breton Landscape
Bust Of A Nude Girl - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Bust Of A Nude Girl
Mau Taporo Aka The Lemon Picker - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Mau Taporo Aka The Lemon Picker
Vase Of Flowers And Window - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Vase Of Flowers And Window
Caricature  Self Portrait - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Caricature Self Portrait
Taperaa Mahana - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Taperaa Mahana
Willow by the Aven I - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Willow by the Aven I
Girl With A Fan - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Girl With A Fan
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