Paul Gauguin (artist)|
French, 1848 - 1903
Te Pape Nave Nave (Delectable Waters), 1898
oil on canvas
overall: 74 x 95.3 cm (29 1/8 x 37 1/2 in.) framed: 90.8 x 111.4 cm (35 3/4 x 43 7/8 in.)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
Object 8 of 8
The private collection of Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, by 1919 until at least 1935. Acquired 1947 by (Wildenstein & Co., London, New York and Paris); sold 1947 to Leigh B. Block, Chicago, until at least 1964. Mr. Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA, by 1966; gift 1973 to NGA.
 Published in Bernheim-Jeune's L'Art Moderne et quelques aspects de l'art d'autrefois in 1919. Lent by Bernheim-Jeune to The Classics of Modern Paintings, De Hauke & Co., New York, 1927. Also published by Bernheim-Jeune in Arsène Alexandre, Paul Gauguin, sa vie et le sens de son oeuvre in 1930, and published in Bernheim-Jeune's 1935 catalogue, Quelques tableaux d'Ingres à Gauguin, no. 7, reproduced.
 See letter dated 18 June 1999 from Wildenstein & Co., in NGA curatorial files.
 Published as Block collection in Wildenstein's 1964 catalogue raisonné. It was not included in the 20 May 1981 sale of the Block collection held at Sotheby's, New York.
 Exhibited with Paul Mellon Collection at the National Gallery of Art in 1966.
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