"Portrait of Paul Gauguin," oil on canvas, by the French artist EugXne CarriXre. 21 1/2 in. x 25 3/4 in. Yale University Art Gallery, gift of the estate of Fred T. Murphy, B.A. 1897. Courtesy of Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
French Symbolist Painter, 1849-1906
French painter and lithographer. He is best known for his spiritual interpretations of maternity and family life. Characteristic are his Crucifixion and Maternity (both: Louvre). He also painted some large canvases for the Sorbonne and the Hôtel de Ville, Paris. Among his works are many notable portraits, including those of Verlaine, Daudet, and Edmond de Goncourt. china oil painting Eugene Carriere Portrait of Paul Gauguin