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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Still Life In An Interior  Copenhagen - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life In An Interior Copenhagen
Still Life with Japanese Print I - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life with Japanese Print I
At The Foot Of The Mountain - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
At The Foot Of The Mountain
The Red Cow - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Red Cow
Washerwomen II - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Washerwomen II
Paris In The Snow - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Paris In The Snow
Still Life With Peaches - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life With Peaches
In The Forest  Saint Cloud (sketch) - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
In The Forest Saint Cloud (sketch)
The Market Gardens Of Vaugirard - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Market Gardens Of Vaugirard
Still Life With Apples And Green Vase - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Still Life With Apples And Green Vase
The Road Up - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Road Up
Meyer De Haan - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Meyer De Haan
Mas  Near Arles - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Mas Near Arles
The Makings Of A Bouquet - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Makings Of A Bouquet
Cabin Under The Trees - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Cabin Under The Trees
Tahitian Woman Near A River - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Tahitian Woman Near A River
No Te Aha Oe Riri Aka Why Are You Angry - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
No Te Aha Oe Riri Aka Why Are You Angry
The White Horse - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The White Horse
Village In The Snow - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Village In The Snow
Watering Place2 - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Watering Place2
Breton Woman And Goose By The Water - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Breton Woman And Goose By The Water
Breton Girls By The Sea - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Breton Girls By The Sea
Meu Taporo Aka Picking Lemons - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
Meu Taporo Aka Picking Lemons
The Guitar Player - Paul Gauguin - www.paul-gauguin.net
The Guitar Player

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