National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
Gauguin Drawings from the Armand Hammer Collection: Selections from Breton Sketchbook No. 16
late May–late November 2012

Image: Paul Gauguin Monkey and Cottage; Little Breton Boy [recto], 1884-1888 The Armand Hammer Collection 1991.217.32.a The latest in an exhibition series celebrating the Armand Hammer Collection gift of drawings, this installation features 36 pages from a sketchbook used by Paul Gauguin (1848–1902) between 1884 and 1888, a period of enormous upheaval and change in his life. Separated from his family, he led a nomadic existence, roaming from Paris and Brittany to Martinique, London, and Arles. Breton Sketchbook No. 16 reveals rapid jottings of the people, places, and things that caught Gauguin's interest during his travels.

Organization: Organized by the National Gallery of Art.

Schedule: National Gallery of Art, Washington, late May–late November, 2012.

Passes: Passes are not required for this exhibition.

The exhibition will be on view in the National Gallery's East Building, Upper Level.