Paul Gauguin

This category includes questions about the life and work of French Post-Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin. He attracted attention by not being able to live with Vincent van Gogh and died on a distant island in the Pacific.

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Did Paul Gauguin have any siblings?

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In 1873, he married a Danish woman, Mette-Sophie Gad (1850-1920). Over the next ten years, they had five children: Émile (1874-1955); Aline (1877-1897); Clovis (1879-1900); Jean René (1881-1961); and Paul Rollon (1883-1961). Gauguin outlived two of his children; his favorite daughter Aline died of pneumonia and his son Clovis died of a blood infection following a hip operation. Emile Gauguin worked as a construction engineer in the U.S. and is buried in Lemon Bay Historical Cemetery, in Florida. Jean René became a well-known sculptor and a staunch socialist. He died on 21 April 1961 in Copenhagen. Pola (Paul Rollon) became an artist and art critic and wrote a memoir, My Father, Paul Gauguin (1937). Gauguin had several children by his mistresses: Germaine (born 1891) with Juliette Huais (1866-1955); Emile Marae a Tai (born 1899) with Pau'ura; and a daughter (born 1902) with Mari-Rose. There is some speculation that the Belgian artist Germaine Chardon was Gauguin's daughter. Emile Marae a Tai, illiterate and raised in Tahiti, was brought to Chicago by French journalist Josette Giraud in 1963 and became an artist of note.
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Where did paul Gauguin live in 1891?

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In 1891 Gauguin left France for Tahiti, where he lived till 1897.
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What is Paul Gauguin famous for?

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A large number of paintings, especially the ones from Tahiti and Marquesas Islands.
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When did the last Paul Gauguin painting sell and for how much?

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On May 3, 2011, a Paul Gauguin wooden bust of a young Tahitian woman, "Jeune Tahitienne," was sold for $11.3 million. In February, 2011, a Gauguin painting was offered for $10 million, but found no buyers.
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What famous paintings did Peter Paul Rubens make?

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Click the link below and find a sample of his famous paintings! Paul Rubens was a 17th century artist with a very unique style. You can ofter hear women in paintings being referred to as "Rubenesque". Meaning the women were painted with a rounder figure not the typical thing curvy look most often given to women over the years. 2 famous paintings by Paul Rubens: 1)Saint Ignatius of Loyola 1620-1622 2)The Slaying of Goliath 1616 Answer 2 Even though the common phrase is "rubenesque" a comparison with women painted by rubens's contemporaries shows that the full-figured women were actually the fashion of the time.
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What type of shapes did Gauguin use most often?

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Paul Gaugin Mostly used Organic shapes
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Did Paul Gauguin use oil on canvas?

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Of course he did - that is the most common painting material.
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How old was Paul Gauguin when he died?

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Paul Gauguin lived from 7 June 1848 - 8 May 1903 so he lived for nearly fifty five years.
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When did Paul Gauguin start painting?

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His earliest known drawings are from 1871, when Gauguin was 23. He started painting soon after this.
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Was Vincent Van Gogh in love with Paul Gauguin?

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No, but in a way, yes. He was worried that Gauguin would leave him, so he confronted Gauguin with a razor blade. He didn't want him to die, so he fled himself.
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What was Paul Gauguin most known for?

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Oil paintings from the life of the natives of South Sea islands.
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What types of art did Paul Gauguin create?

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post-impressionist Paintings and wooden sculpture.
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Why did Vincent Van Gogh fight with Paul Gauguin?

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Van Gogh had left for Arles in the hopes of turning it into an artists' haven and had convinced Gauguin to join him. Vincent had spent all the money his brother Theo had given him on art supplies, so when Gauguin arrived he was in a malnourished state. Still, the men got on, working well together but frequently having arguments about art and techniques. As the weather worsened they were forced to stay indoors with each other for longer and longer periods of time and their arguments worsened. Vincent's mental state declined, possibly due to cabin fever, possibly due to poor nutrition, possibly due to stress relating to his generally failed attempt at creating an artists' community. Probably all three combined with a personality that tended to the over zealous.
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Did Paul Gauguin paint a painting called The Call?

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Yes, he did. The Call. 1902. Oil on canvas. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, USA.
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Was Paul Gauguin in Bali?

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No, he was not.
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What did Vincent van Gogh do after quarreling with Paul Gauguin?

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He went back inside and cut off part of his LEFT ear.
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What place was Paul Gauguin born in?

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Paul Gauguin was born in Paris, France
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Did Paul Gauguin have any friends?

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It seems he made friends and lost them again: he deserted his wife, he fell out with Vincent van Gogh, he fell out with Emile Bernard who both wanted to be his friends,