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image of Landscape at Le Pouldu Paul Gauguin (artist)
French, 1848 - 1903
Landscape at Le Pouldu, 1890
oil on canvas
overall: 73.3 x 92.4 cm (28 7/8 x 36 3/8 in.) framed: 103.2 x 122.9 x 10.4 cm (40 5/8 x 48 3/8 x 4 1/8 in.)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
1983.1.20
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From the Tour: Paul Gauguin
Object 3 of 8

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Purchased 1890 by Octave Maus [1856-1919], Brussels; by inheritance to his wife Madeleine Maus, Brussels, until c. 1945; by inheritance to Paul Fierens [1895-1957], Brussels, by 1947;[1] his widow; sold 1957 to (Wildenstein & Co., London, New York and Paris);[2] sold 1957 to Mr. Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA; gift 1983 to NGA.

[1] Information provided by Bertrand Maus de Rolley in email correspondence with Belinda Thomson, August 2012, in NGA curatorial files. Lent by Fierens to exhibitions in Brussels in 1947 and Basel and Paris in 1949.

[2]See letter dated 14 December 1998 from Joseph Baillio of Wildenstein's.

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