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Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903.
e Artist : painter
Bretonian Seaside (detail).
b 92 x 75 cm.
Oil on canvas.
Design Date: 1889 (signed & dated)
In 1874 he saw the first Impressionist exhibition, which completely entranced him and confirmed his desire to become a painter. He spent some 17,000 francs on works by Manet, Monet, Sisley, Pissarro, Renoir and Guillaumin. Pissarro took a special interest in his attempts at painting, emphasizing that he should `look for the nature that suits your temperament', and in 1876 Gauguin had a landscape in the style of Pissarro accepted at the Salon.
Harbour Breton, United Kingdom.
Style: French Post-Impressionist.
oil paintings --
t Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)