Paul Gauguin

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1903-05-08
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1848-06-07
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paul gauguin bought works by paul cezanne (Paul Cézanne)
paul gauguin bought works by edouard manet (Édouard Manet)
paul gauguin bought works by camille pissarro (Camille Pissarro)
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henry moore was influenced by paul gauguin (Henry Moore)
camille pissarro mentored paul gauguin (Camille Pissarro)
walter sickert met paul gauguin (Walter Sickert)
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At the age of seventeen, Gauguin was sent to sea, his first voyage being from Le Havre to Rio de Janeiro (as had Edouard Manet who, thirty years earlier, also wanted to go to sea, had also failed his exams, and also entered the merchant marine, and whos (Details)
In 1871, he returned to Paris and took a job as a stockbroker. (Details)
Two years later he married a Danish woman, Mette Gad, and for the next ten years led a settled bourgeois life in Paris. (Details)
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Gauguin introduced exotic and primitive elements into the art of the time and his colour and symbolism gave his paintings great intensity.
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fine arts and crafts
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painter
 

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Emil Gauguin
Clovis Gauguin
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Mette Gad
 

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