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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The Aven Running Through Pont Aven - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Aven Running Through Pont Aven
Two Women Aka Mother And Daughter - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Two Women Aka Mother And Daughter
Apples And Bowl - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Apples And Bowl
Bonjour Monsieur Gauguin - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Bonjour Monsieur Gauguin
Atiti - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Atiti
Mette Asleep On A Sova - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Mette Asleep On A Sova
Peasant Woman And Cows In A Landscape - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Peasant Woman And Cows In A Landscape
Seed of the Areoi (Te aa no areois) - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Seed of the Areoi (Te aa no areois)
The Messengers Of Oro - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Messengers Of Oro
Working The Land - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Working The Land
Winters End - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Winters End
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
Tahitians At Rest (unfinished) - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Tahitians At Rest (unfinished)
Windmil  Ostervold Park - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Windmil Ostervold Park
Interior Of The Painters House  Rue Carcel - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Interior Of The Painters House Rue Carcel
Willow by the Aven I - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Willow by the Aven I
Mahana Maa  II Aka The Moment Of Truth  II - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Mahana Maa II Aka The Moment Of Truth II
Yellow Haystacks Aka Golden Harvest - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Yellow Haystacks Aka Golden Harvest
Still Life With Chinese Peonies And Mandolin - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life With Chinese Peonies And Mandolin
The Blue Roof - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Blue Roof
Savage Poems - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Savage Poems
The Seine  Pont D Iena  Snowing - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Seine Pont D Iena Snowing
The Coast Of Bellangenay - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Coast Of Bellangenay

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