The Life and Art of Paul Gauguin

The Life and Art of Paul Gauguin

by George Roddam, Sawa Harasymowicz

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781499465815
Publisher: Rosen Young Adult
Publication date: 01/28/2017
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

A Tempestuous Birth 8

A Distinguished Family 8

Childhood in Peru 8

The Return to France 10

Gauguin the Wanderer 10

A Respectable Career 10

The Solace of Art 12

Impressionism 12

Artistic Rivalries 13

Nude Study 14

A Momentous Decision 16

Life as an Artist 16

Sleeping Child 19

Breton Primitivism 22

Martinique Landscape 26

New Friends 28

Symbolism 28

Leader of a School 29

Vision After the Sermon 31

VanGogh Painting Sunflowers 34

Gauguin's Chair 34

The dining room at Marie Henry's 37

Christ in the Garden of Olives 40

Dreaming of the Tropics 43

Soyez amoureuses Vous Serez Heureuses 44

Paradise Lost 48

Savage Traces 49

Into the Jungle 49

Ia Orana Maria 51

Gauguin's Women 52

Teha'amana 53

Manao Tupapau 58

Becoming a Savage 61

Idol with a Pearl 61

A Vanished Culture 62

The Tahitian spirit world 62

Old Friends 64

Noa Noa 64

Breton Interlude 66

The Return to Tahiti 69

Illness and Depression 70

Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? 74

Colonial politics 76

The Marquesas Islands 79

The End Approaches 79

Glossary 82

For More Information 83

For Further Reading 85

Bibliography 86

Index 87

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