National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Breton Girls Dancing, Pont-Aven Paul Gauguin (artist)
French, 1848 - 1903
Breton Girls Dancing, Pont-Aven, 1888
oil on canvas
overall: 73 x 92.7 cm (28 3/4 x 36 1/2 in.) framed: 86.7 x 106 x 3.5 cm (34 1/8 x 41 3/4 x 1 3/8 in.)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
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From the Tour: Paul Gauguin
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1925Rotonchamp, Jean. Paul Gauguin 1848-1903. Paris, 1925:64-66
1936Cogniat, Raymond. La Vie Ardente de Paul Gauguin. Paris, 1936:38-39
1944Wilenski, R.H. Modern French Painters. London, 1944: 98.
1948Malingue, Maurice. Gauguin: Le peintre et son oeuvre. Paris, 1948: repro.
1956Rewald, John. Post-Impressionism from van Gogh to Gauguin. New York, 1956, p. 289, repro.
1963Boudaille, Georges. Gauguin. Paris, 1963: repro. p. 68.
1964Wildenstein, Georges. Gauguin. Paris, 1964: no. 251.
1966French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966: repro. no. 124.
1973Rewald, John. "Theo van Gogh, Goupil, and the Impressionists."Gazette des Beaux-Arts 1248 (January 1973):32-33.
1983Cooper, Douglas, ed. Paul Gauguin: 45 lettres à Vincent, Théo et Jo van Gogh. Collection Rijksmuseum Vincent van Gogh, Amsterdam. The Hague and Lausanne, 1983: 48-51, 74-5, 117, 122-3, 126-9, 134-5, 138-141.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 522, no. 783, color repro.
1985House, John. Impressionist Masterpieces. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1985:106.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 171, repro.
1986Rewald, John. “Theo van Gogh as Art Dealer.” Reprinted in Studies in Post-Impressionism. New York, 1986: 35, 36, 109 n. 65, repro. 129.
1988The Art of Paul Gauguin. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1988: 94-96, repro..
1989Solomon-Godeau, Abigail. "Going Native," Art in America 77, no. 7 (July 1989):repro. 121.
1990Französische Impressionisten und ihre Wegbereiter aus der National Gallery of Art, Washington und dem Cincinnati Art Museum, Exh. cat. Neue Pinakothek, Munich, 1990: no. 67, repro.
1991Buisson, Sylvie. Danse et Danseurs en peinture. Paris, 1991:45, repro.
1991Coman, Florence E. Joie de Vivre: French Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1991: no. 24, repro.
1992Denvir, Bernard, ed. Paul Gauguin: The Search for Paradise: Letters from Britanny and the South Seas. New York, c. 1992:22, 43, repro.
1993Thomson, Belinda, ed. Gauguin by Himself. New York, 1993: no. 87, repro.
1993Christensen, Carol. "The Painting Materials and Technique of Paul Gauguin." Studies in the History of Art 41 (1993): 86, repro. no. 17.
1997Bücherwurm, Mein Lesebuch. 3 (1997): 125, repro.
1999Stolwijk, Christ and Richard Thomson. Theo van Gogh: Art dealer, collector and brother of Vincent. Zwolle, 1999:139, repro.
2000Silverman, Debora. Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Search for Sacred Art. New York, 1000: 96, repro.
2001Wildenstein, Daniel. Gauguin: Premier itinéraire d'un sauvage. Catalogue de l'oeuvre peint (1873-1888). 2 vols. Paris, 2001: II:no. 296, repro.
2001Southgate, M. Therese. The Art of JAMA II: Covers and Essays from The Journal of the American Medical Association. Chicago, 2001: 18-19, 207, color repro.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 376, no. 308, color repro.
2005Thomson, Belinda. Vision of the Sermon: the story behind the painting. Edinburgh, 2005: 23-24, repro.
2008Fowle, Frances. Impressionism and Scotland. National Galleries of Scotland. Edinburgh, 2008: 127, Appendix 1, Scottish Collectors.
2014Brettell, Richard R. “Gauguin: New York.” The Burlington Magazine 156, no. 1336 (2014): 482-483.
2014Figura, Starr, ed. Gauguin: Metamorphoses. Exh. cat. Museum of Modern Art. New York, 2014: 74, 76, 80, repros.

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