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Paul Gauguin

Elle pense au revenant – L’Esprit des morts veille Watched by the Spirits of the Dead

Woodcut

205 x 355 mm; sheet 308 x 427 mm

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Stanza Del Borgo S.R.L.

Milan,

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Woodcut
Mongan – Kornfeld – Joachim 20 IV C.
205 x 355 mm; sheet 308 x 427 mm
Titled on upper left Manao Tupapao, monogram in lower left PGO.

Provenance: Henri M. Petiet (1894-1980), mark of his sale on the verso.

A fine trial proof, printed with black ink on wove paper, possibly by Gauguin and Louis Roy. This proof precedes the edition of 25-30 printed by Roy in colour in the spring-summer of 1894. Mongan – Kornfeld – Joachim know just three trial proofs, including this one; see p. 98 of their catalogue.A very fine and rare print, with full, uncut margins. Minimal foxing, otherwise in fine condition.Literature:
E. Mongan, E. W. Kornfeld, H. Joachim, Paul Gauguin, Catalogue raisonné of his Prints, Bern 1988.

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