Artwork from the JSP Estate/Private Collection
Initialed in original block
Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection
Stored: 234 JSP Box 5, S7D
UND Art Collections Repository
Paul Gauguin was a French painter born in 1848. At a young age Gauguin moved from Paris, to Lima, Peru, and then back again by the time he was seven years old. His experiences as a young child would influence his art later on in his life. Although not formally trained, Gauguin painted with masters such as Paul Cézanne, Pissaro and Van Gogh. Paul Gauguin is best known for his Post-Impressionism style of brightly colored paintings of the landscapes and the people of Tahiti. Gauguin's work can be found in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, and several others internationally.
Woodcut created by Paul Gauguin in Tahiti. 250 reproductions were created in 1943, but it is unknown if this is part of that collection.
James Smith Pierce Collection
Darkening or bleaching from prolonged exposure to ultraviolet and/or heat from sun or artificial light, tape upper back