Manao Tupapau (Watched by the Spirits of the Dead)

Provenance

Vincent Price Gallery (Sears, Roebuck and Co.), Chicago, by 1971; sale Sotheby’s, New York, 13 Nov. 1971, no. 258, sold to Jeffrey Shedd; Jeffrey Shedd (1971–81, given to the Clark); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1981.

Paul Gauguin

French, 1848–1903

Louis Roy, (French, active 19th century)

Manao Tupapau (Watched by the Spirits of the Dead)

Spring/Summer 1894

Woodcut printed in yellow, orange, and black on beige wove paper

image: 8 1/8 x 14 3/16 in. (20.6 x 36 cm); sheet: 9 13/16 x 15 3/4 in. (25 x 40 cm)


Gift of Jeffrey Shedd, 1981

1981.152


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