Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Gauguin—Symphony of Flowers, Colors & Patterns

Paul Gauguin, Bouquet and Ceramics on a Dresser, 1886, oil on canvas, Private Collection

French iconic artist Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) was an extraordinary colorist and a master of patterns throughout his career, already apparent in the early work above.  Below is one of his several self-portraits created about a year earlier. (Please be certain to click on each painting to enhance and enlarge them.)

 

Paul Gauguin, Self Portrait, 1885, oil on canvas, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas

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