Arearea (Red Dog)
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 75 x 94
In April 1891 started Paul Gauguin
on his first visit to Tahiti. In his works he was inspired by primitive life, the old religious traditions and local stories in which mixed reality and fanciful myths. In the foreground are two women contemplating a red dog. In the background you can then notice the characters doing prostrations large statue of Buddha. From the picture bowls atmosphere full of harmony, melancholy, where man lives under the protection of the gods in the lush countryside, in an archaic, idealized Polynesia time. Arearea is one of a collection of paintings exhibited in Paris in November 1893, where Gauguin wanted to justify his exotic trip. To his surprise, the picture met with such an understanding of how the artist counted. The picture is however sold. Gauguin However, he considered his best work, and in 1895 it bought back.
Gauguin painted picture Arearea (Red Dog) in 1892. Prevailing color of this fine art print is vivid and its shape is landscape. Original size is 75 x 94. This image is printed on demand - you can choose material, size and finishing.Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (1848-1903).
French painter and a leading figure of Postimpressionism
. His experiments with colour strongly influenced modern art of the early 20th century. As one of the first, he subscribed to primitivism: simplified and exaggerated contours of the body, strong and contrasting colours. This artistic style was partly due his admiration for the art of the primitive cultures of Africa, Micronesia and North American Indians. Gauguin himself had the opportunity to experience life on Tahiti, where he resided from 1891 until his death. It was in Polynesia that he created his most famous paintings.