The discovery of Impressionist art had such a profound impact on Paul Gauguin’s that he left his successful stockbroker career and his family to pursue it. Living as the proverbial starving artist, he invented a style he coined “Synthetism” which became a Post-Impressionist form of modern art symbolized by nature through primitive subjects, massive simplified forms and bright color planes. Gauguin’s work exudes the feeling of escape from civilization. In fact, while in Tahiti he discovered the flat forms, vibrant colors and untamed nature of primitive art that became his signature style.
This artwork is the officially approved image from Paris's Musée du Louvre as part of the French Museum Collection (RMN). This collection, representing artwork from over 400 top European museums and private sources, honors the very best of the world’s curated original art by making these works available for the first time as museum-approved, high-quality giclee prints and canvas reproductions that can be personalized to suit any decorating style and vision.
This giclée print offers beautiful color accuracy. Giclée (French for “to spray”) is a printing process where millions of ink droplets are sprayed onto the paper’s surface creating natural color transitions. The high-quality paper (235 gsm) is a great option for framing with its smooth, acid free surface.