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Dramas of the Sea (A Descent into the Maelstrom) (Les drames de la mer (Une descente dans le maelstrom)) from the series Volpini
Paul Gauguin, 1889

Dramas of the Sea (A Descent into the Maelstrom) (Les drames de la mer (Une descente dans le maelstrom)) from the series Volpini

Paul Gauguin (1848 - 1903)

zincograph in black, coloured by hand with watercolour, on yellow wove paper, 31.7 cm x 48.5 cm
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation)

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Object number
p2438V2004
Dimensions
31.7 cm x 48.5 cm, 19.5 cm x 29 cm, 18 cm x 27.6 cm
Catalogue raisonné
Guérin 8, Mongan & Kornfeld & Joachim 3

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signature
P Gauguin
inscription
Les drames de la mer by Gauguin, Paul
number
MG8
collectors' mark
by Petiet, Henri Marie, Lugt no. 2021a
inscription
as. 9 b

Literature

  • Marcel Guérin, L'Oeuvre gravé de Gauguin, 1980, no. 8
  • Elizabeth Mongan, Eberhard W. Kornfeld, Harold Joachim, Paul Gauguin : catalogue raisonné of his prints, 1988, no. 3
  • Voorw. C. Griffith Mann, Axel Rüger ; Heather Lemonedes, Belinda Thomson, Agnieszka Juszczak ; met bijdragen van Chris Stolwijk, Moyna Stanton, Paul Gauguin : de doorbraak naar moderniteit, 2009, p. 119-120, p.139-146
  • Ed. by Stephen F. Eisenman, Paul Gauguin : artist of myth and dream, 2007, p. 236-237
  • [medewerkers Van Gogh Museum], Van Gogh Museum : jaarverslag 2004, 2005, p. 13, 41
  • [Phylis Floyd], Seeking the floating world : the Japanese spirit in turn-of-the-century french art, cop. 1989, no. 28
  • Colta Feller Ives, The great wave : the influence of Japanese woodcuts on French prints, 1974, no. 107
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