Paul Gauguin

Vase with Nasturtiums and Quimper Faience

1886
Gauguin painted this still-life, featuring brightly coloured nasturtiums, in Pont-Aven, Brittany, during the period when he was evolving his personal style: "Art is an abstraction; extract it from nature, dreaming before her."
Artist
Title
Vase with Nasturtiums and Quimper Faience
Date
1886
Medium
Painting
Materials
oil on canvas
Dimensions
33.2 x 41.1 cm
Nationality
French
Credit line
Gift of Jeanne and Léontine Vollard, Île-de-la-Réunion, 1950
Accession number
4995