By Nathalia Brodskaya
Paul Gauguin used to be first a sailor, then a winning stockbroker in Paris. In 1874 he started to paint at weekends as a Sunday painter. 9 years later, after a stock-market crash, he felt convinced of his skill to become profitable for his family members by means of portray and he resigned his place and took up the painter's brush complete time. Following the lead of Cézanne, Gauguin painted still-lifes from the very starting of his creative profession. He even owned a still-life through Cézanne, that is proven in Gauguin's portray Portrait of Marie Lagadu. The 12 months 1891 used to be an important for Gauguin. In that 12 months he left France for Tahiti, the place he stayed until 1893. This remain in Tahiti made up our minds his destiny existence and profession, for in 1895, after a sojourn in France, he back there for reliable. In Tahiti, Gauguin came upon primitive artwork, with its flat kinds and violent shades, belonging to an untamed nature. With absolute sincerity, he transferred them onto his canvas. His work from then on mirrored this sort: an intensive simplification of drawing; really good, natural, brilliant shades; a decorative sort composition; and a planned flatness of planes. Gauguin termed this variety "synthetic symbolism".
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The lore and rituals of the Maori, already forgotten by Gauguin’s contemporaries but recorded by Jacques-Antoine Moerenhout in an ethnographical study which fell into the artist’s hands, nourished his imagination and enabled him to “rekindle a fire out of the ashes of the old furnace 15”. Fruitful though this stay in Tahiti was, illness and constant lack of money eventually forced Gauguin to return to France, where he was as ever haunted by the image of his “promised land”. 53. Te Arii vahine, The king’s Wife (The Queen), 1896.
Preparing for his departure, the artist collected the necessary materials – photographs of monuments of oriental art, reproductions, books, magazines and guidebooks. A new motif appeared in his works: a naked woman with the facial features of his mother, among tropical vegetation. Such was his Exotic Eve (private collection, Paris), an antipode of the two versions of the sorrowful Breton Eve (private collection, New York; Marion Koegler McNay Art Institute, San Antonio) painted only a year earlier.
And it was in this same light that Gauguin saw Breton fishermen, peasants and their children; to him they were also left aside by society, which hurried on with its cultural development. He painted them in a manner rejecting the deceptively flattering veil of the plein-air technique. But the savage primitiveness of Brittany was gradually losing its appeal for Gauguin. His poverty and the humiliating dependence upon his friends support made life unbearable. During his visits to Paris from Brittany Gauguin was a frequent guest at the literary clubs of the Symbolists.