The Gods (Te atua) from the series Noa Noa

1894, Paul Gauguin (1848 - 1903)

woodcut in black and orange brown on simili Japon, 24.9 cm x 40 cm
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (purchased with support from the BankGiro Loterij)

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Object data

Object number
p2972S2019
Edition
proof for the 3rd state
Dimensions
24.9 cm x 40 cm, 20.5 cm x 35.5 cm

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inscription
te Alua by Gauguin, Paul

Literature

  • John Ittmann, Post-impressionist prints : Paris in the 1890s, 1998, p. 38-44
  • Richard Brettell ..[et al.], The art of Paul Gauguin, 1988, p. 317-329
  • Text by Marc Le Bot, Gauguin's Noa-noa, 1996, 1-79
  • Alastair Wright, Calvin Brown, Gauguin's paradise remembered : the Noa Noa prints, 2010, p. 117
  • Ed. by Gloria Groom, Gauguin : artist as alchemist, 2017, p. 31, 34-41, 44, 58, 63, 235-236, 238, 247-249, 270
  • With essays by Elizabeth C. Childs, Hal Foster and Erika Mosier, Gauguin : metamorphoses, 2014, p. 15-32, 60-70, 92-111, 132-145, 225-226
  • Marcel Guérin, L'Oeuvre gravé de Gauguin, 1980, [unpaged]
  • Ed. by Stephen F. Eisenman, Paul Gauguin : artist of myth and dream, 2007, p. 296, 304-305
  • Elizabeth Mongan, Eberhard W. Kornfeld, Harold Joachim, Paul Gauguin : catalogue raisonné of his prints, 1988, p. 47-49, 76-81
  • Katalog Wolfgang Wittrock, Paul Gauguin : das druckgraphische Werk, 1979, p. 56-57, 100-108
  • 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. 181, 184-189
  • Christoph Becker ; mit Beitr. von Christofer Conrad, Ingrid Heermann und Dina Sonntag, Paul Gauguin : Tahiti, 1998, p. 116-138
  • Voorw. C. Griffith Mann, Axel Rüger ; Heather Lemonedes, Belinda Thomson, Agnieszka Juszczak ; met bijdragen van Chris Stolwijk, Moyna Stanton, Paul Gauguin : the breakthrough into modernity, 2009, p. 113, 146, 181, 184-190, 227, 232, 234, 235, 240
  • Tobia Bezzola, Elizabeth Prelinger, Paul Gauguin : the prints, 2012, p. 72