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image of The Bathers Paul Gauguin (artist)
French, 1848 - 1903
The Bathers, 1897
oil on canvas
overall: 60.4 x 93.4 cm (23 3/4 x 36 3/4 in.) framed: 82 x 114.3 x 7.9 cm (32 5/16 x 45 x 3 1/8 in.)
Gift of Sam A. Lewisohn
1951.5.1
On View
From the Tour: Paul Gauguin
Object 7 of 8

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Sold 30 October 1898 via Daniel de Monfried [1856-1929] to Ambroise Vollard [1867-1939], Paris; sold November 1898 to Edgar Degas [1834-1917]; (Degas atelier sale I, Galerie George Petit, Paris, 26-27 March 1918, no. 47 as Tahiti, paysage, 93 x 61 cm. dimensions reversed ); probably bought there by Ambroise Vollard;[1] probably sold to Adolph Lewisohn [c. 1849-1938], New York, by 1921; [2] by inheritance to his son Sam A. Lewisohn [1884-1951], New York; bequest 1951 to NGA.

[1]For a complete description of the early provenance, see Cézanne to Picasso: Ambroise Vollard, Patron of the Avant-Garde, Exh. cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006, no. 94.

[2]Lent by Lewisohn to 1921 exhibition in New York.

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