GAUGUIN Paul (1848-1903)

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GAUGUIN Paul (1848-1903)
Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) Dramas of the sea Brittany, 1889 Zinc print on cream simili-japan paper. Very rare! From the second edition, printed in an edition of approximately 50 copies. Signed, dated and titled in the lower margin of the plate: "89 Paul Gauguin, Les drames de la mer Bretagne". Dimensions: + Sheet size: 32.5 x 46.5 cm / 12.7 x 18.3 in. + Image size: 17 x 22.5 cm / 6.6 x 8.8 in. Condition: In overall good condition, with a few handling creases, some visible drips, and a few small noticeable creases in the margins. A small tear in the upper right margin. Some remnants of white tape on spine, NOT visible from front. Otherwise very clean image; well inked. From the "Suite Volpini", a series of eleven zincographs produced by Paul Gauguin in 1889, in which the artist presents several places he visited in Martinique, southern France and Brittany. The series was first exhibited at the Café des Arts (or "Café Volpini"), outside the 1889 Universal Exhibition in Paris. Please note that we only sell this plate, NOT the complete suite. The second edition of "Suite Volpini" was published by Ambroise Vollard after 1900, using the zinc plate from the original 1889 etching. The 1889 first edition was referenced in Guérin, Mongan, Kornfeld #7; Joachim #4 Ab.
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