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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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
Taperaa Mahana - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Taperaa Mahana
Breton Landscape - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Breton Landscape
Girl With A Fan - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Girl With A Fan
Mau Taporo Aka The Lemon Picker - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Mau Taporo Aka The Lemon Picker
Women At The Riverside - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Women At The Riverside
Still Life In An Interior  Copenhagen - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life In An Interior Copenhagen
Caricature  Self Portrait - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Caricature Self Portrait
Young Woman Lying In The Grass - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Young Woman Lying In The Grass
Vase Of Flowers And Window - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Vase Of Flowers And Window
Boy By The Water - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Boy By The Water
Self Portrait With Spectacles - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Self Portrait With Spectacles
Washerwomen at Pont-Aven - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Washerwomen at Pont-Aven
Watering Place2 - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Watering Place2
Willow By The Aven - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Willow By The Aven
In Brittany - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
In Brittany
Autumn Landscape Aka Farm And Pond - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Autumn Landscape Aka Farm And Pond
Portrait Of Vincent Van Gogh Painting Sunflowers Aka... - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Portrait Of Vincent Van Gogh Painting Sunflowers Aka...
Young Breton Woman - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Young Breton Woman
Still Life with Japanese Print I - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life with Japanese Print I
The Port  Dieppe - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Port Dieppe
Washerwomen II - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Washerwomen II
The Red Cow - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Red Cow

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