Hiroshima Museum of Art


Paul GAUGUIN1848-1903

A typical painter of the Post-Impressionists. He was attracted by the strength of the primitive form or figure, he went to Polynesia, South Pacific, to get the original style of painting. And he, with Gogh and Cézanne, had a decisive influence on the history of the art in the 20th century.


Bathing Boys at the Watermill in the Bois D'Amour
La Baignade au moulin du Bois D'Amour

1886 oil on canvas 60.0*73.0 cm


Idol with a Pearl
Idole à la perle

1892-93 bronze 22.8*12.5*11.0 cm