Paul Gauguin, 1892 - Tahitian Women Bathing - fine art print

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Artwork information from The Metropolitan Museum of Art website (© Copyright - by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - www.metmuseum.org)

Dreaming of a paradise where he could “listen to the silence of beautiful tropical nights,” Gauguin set off for Tahiti in June 1891. While at first Tahitian Women Bathing resembles the artist’s Polynesian paintings, it was not painted in oil on canvas, but rather in oil on paper, and was begun as a sheet of working drawings. The large sheet was later mounted on canvas, retouched, and varnished, presumably to ready the work for sale. The unusual evolution of this picture from a sheet of working drawings provides insight into the artist’s methodology as a draftsman and painter, and also accounts for its compositional disharmony.

Structured details of the piece of art

Artwork name: "Tahitian Women Bathing"
Classification: painting
General term: modern art
Period: 19th century
Created in the year: 1892
Approximate age of artwork: around 120 years
Medium of original artwork: oil on paper, laid down on canvas
Artwork original dimensions: 43 3/4 x 35 1/8 in
Exhibited in: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location of museum: New York City, New York, United States of America
Museum's website: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Artwork license: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Artwork creditline: Robert Lehman Collection, 1975

Contextual artist metadata

Artist name: Paul Gauguin
Aliases: Gauguin Pablo, Gauguin, Gauguin Eugène Henri Paul, גוגן פול, Kao-keng, gauguin paul, Gaugin Paul, Paul Gauguin, Eugene-Henri Gauguin, gauguin p., p. gauguin, Paul Gaugin, Gauguin Eugène-Henri-Paul, Gogen Polʹ, P. gaugin, Gauguin Paul
Gender: male
Artist nationality: French
Jobs of the artist: sculptor, graphic artist, painter
Country of the artist: France
Classification: modern artist
Art styles: Impressionism
Lifetime: 55 years
Year born: 1848
Birthplace: Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Died: 1903
Place of death: Atuona, French Polynesia

About the product

Product categorization: art print
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Manufacturing process: UV direct printing
Provenance: German-made
Stock type: on demand production
Proposed product use: wall picture, home design
Orientation of the artwork: portrait alignment
Image aspect ratio: length : width - 1 : 1.2
Interpretation: the length is 20% shorter than the width
Available choices: poster print (canvas paper), canvas print, acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) variants: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Poster print (canvas paper) sizes: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Aluminium print size options: 50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"
Picture frame: no frame

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For every product we offer different materials and sizes. Choose among the following product options now to match your preferences in size and material:

  • Poster (canvas material): The poster print is a UV printed sheet of cotton canvas with a fine surface structure. Please bear in mind, that depending on the absolute size of the poster we add a white margin 2-6cm round about the print motif in order to facilitate the framing with your custom frame.
  • Aluminium dibond: This is a metal print made on aluminium dibond with an outstanding effect of depth. A direct Direct Print on Aluminum Dibond is the ideal introduction to art reproductions with aluminum. For our Print On Aluminum Dibond, we print your favorite artwork onto the surface of the white-primed aluminum composite.
  • Acrylic glass print: The acrylic glass print, often described as a plexiglass print, will change the original into brilliant décor. Further, the acrylic print offers a distinct alternative to aluminium or canvas fine art prints.
  • Canvas print: The canvas print is a printed cotton canvas stretched on a wooden frame. It generates a sculptural effect of three-dimensionality. Your canvas of your favorite artwork will allow you to transform your personal into a large artwork like you would see in a gallery. Hanging your canvas print: A canvas print has the great advantage of being low in weight. That means, it is quite simple to hang the Canvas print without the support of any wall-mounts. A canvas print is suited for all types of walls.

The art product offering

The painting Tahitian Women Bathing was created by the impressionist painter Paul Gauguin. The original version was painted with the size of 43 3/4 x 35 1/8 in and was made with the technique of oil on paper, laid down on canvas. This work of art is part of the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. With courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Robert Lehman Collection, 1975 (public domain). : Robert Lehman Collection, 1975. Further, the alignment is portrait and has an image ratio of 1 : 1.2, which means that the length is 20% shorter than the width. Paul Gauguin was a painter, sculptor, graphic artist, whose artistic style can be classified as Impressionism. The French painter lived for 55 years, born in the year 1848 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France and passed away in the year 1903 in Atuona, French Polynesia.

Important information: We try everything in order to describe our products with as many details as it is possible and to illustrate them visually on the respective product detail pages. Nonetheless, the colors of the print products and the print result can differ slightly from the presentation on your monitor. Depending on the screen settings and the condition of the surface, not all colors are printed as realistically as the digital version. Considering that all the fine art prints are processed and printed manually, there might as well be minor differences in the exact position and the size of the motif.

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