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GAUGUIN, Paul

Paris 1848 - Atuona, French Polynesia 1903

Coco de mer sculpté

Carved "coco de mer"

1901-1903

carved (and painted?) double coconut

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 11 x 12 x 5 12 in.

inscription, left, near signature: A Mr. Paillard
signature, undated, center left edge: P. Gauguin

Acc. No.: 1964:3

Credit Line: A. Conger Goodyear Fund, 1964

Photo credit: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

© Artist:


Provenance

  • 1903, M. De Weiss
  • Cécile Sorel
  • Georges Richaud
  • 1960, Versailles, auction
  • 1960, Stephen Hahn Gallery (purchased at auction, Versailles, 1960)
  • 1964, May 22, Jane Wade, sold to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery on behalf of unidentified owner, A. Conger Goodyear Fund

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, August 16, 2013