Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin

Biography Paul Gauguin (1848 - 1903)

French post-impressionist painter

Was born on: 07 jun 1848.
Died on 08 may 1903, at 54 years old.
Origin country: France
Quotes by Paul Gauguin

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.
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