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The life and works of Gauguin

Author: Douglas Mannering; Paul Gauguin; Bridgeman Art Library.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Shooting Star Press, ©1994.
Series: Life and works of.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paul Gauguin, the stockbroker who started off as a Sunday painter, became world-famous for renouncing civilization to live in the South Seas Initially he adopted the Impressionist technique, finding it liberating, but eventually found his own distinctive style, with boldly outline forms & strong, flat colors In this exciting work 50 of Gauguin's best-known & most representative works are reproduced, including his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Paul Gauguin; Paul Gauguin; Paul Gauguin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Mannering; Paul Gauguin; Bridgeman Art Library.
ISBN: 1858135265 9781858135267
OCLC Number: 31371554
Notes: "A compilation of works from the Bridgeman Art Library."
Description: 79 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Life and works of.
Other Titles: Gauguin
Responsibility: Douglas Mannering.

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Paul Gauguin, the stockbroker who started off as a Sunday painter, became world-famous for renouncing civilization to live in the South Seas Initially he adopted the Impressionist technique, finding it liberating, but eventually found his own distinctive style, with boldly outline forms & strong, flat colors In this exciting work 50 of Gauguin's best-known & most representative works are reproduced, including his 'synthetist' style. He is still known today for his Tahitian paintings with their sculpturesque treatment of figures.

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