The Sculpture of Paul Gauguin

Photos by Jeffery Howe.

Paul Gauguin, French late 19th Symbolist artist, was an important sculptor and ceramist as well as painter.

Be in love, you will be happy (Soyez amoureuses, vous serez heureuse.), wood, 1889.


Be in Love,
You will be happy



detail


detail

  1. Paul Gauguin: Be in love, you will be happy (Soyez amoureuses, vous serez heureuse.), wood, 1889. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
  2. Paul Gauguin: Be in love, you will be happy (Soyez amoureuses, vous serez heureuse.), wood, 1889. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
  3. Paul Gauguin: Be in love, you will be happy (Soyez amoureuses, vous serez heureuse.), wood, 1889. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.


War


Peace

  1. Paul Gauguin: War. wood, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
  2. Paul Gauguin: Peace. wood, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Carved Door frame panels from Gauguin's house, the Maison du Jouir, 1902

   


top and sides

 


top panel
Maison du Jouir


detail of left panel (bottom)


left panel

  right panel  
 
bottom left panel:
Be Mysterious
 
bottom right panel:
Be in Love...