Gaugain wallpapers gallery
myspace layouts

  digital wallpapers->fineart->Gaugain  pos: 314-311

 Related info with this topic

Eugene Henri Paul Gauguin (June 7, 1848 - May 9, 1903) was a leading Post-Impressionist artist. Best known as a painter, his bold experimentation with coloring led directly to the Synthetist style of modern art while his expression of the inherent meaning of the subjects in his paintings, under the influence of the cloisonnist style, paved the way to Primitivism and the return to the pastoral. Though less well known today, he was also an influential exponent of wood engraving and woodcuts as art forms.

Born in Paris, he was descended from Spanish settlers in South America and the viceroy of Peru, and spent his early childhood in Lima. He was the grandson of Flora Tristan, a founder of modern feminism. After his education in Orléans, France, Gauguin spent six years sailing around the world in the merchant marines and then in the French navy. Upon his return to France in 1870, he took a job as a broker's assistant. His guardian Gustave Arosa, a successful businessman and art collector, introduced Gauguin to Camille Pissarro in 1875.

A successful stockbroker during week-days, Gauguin spent holidays painting with Pisarro and Cézanne. Although his first efforts were clumsy, he made visible progress. By 1884 Gauguin had moved with his family to Copenhagen, where he unsuccessfully pursued a business career. Driven to paint full-time, he returned to Paris in 1885, leaving his family in Denmark. Without adequate subsistence, his wife (Mette Sophie Gadd) and their children returned to her family. Gauguin outlived almost all of his children.

Like his friend Vincent Van Gogh, with whom he spent nine weeks painting in Arles, Paul Gauguin experienced bouts of depression and at one time attempted suicide. Disappointed with Impressionism, he ......

[ read all story ]

wallpaper ID : #314
800X600  1024X768
wallpaper ID : #313
800X600  1024X768
wallpaper ID : #312
800X600  1024X768
wallpaper ID : #311
800X600  1024X768
..::main wallpaper categories::..  
winter wallpapers
 Comments at this topic - Gaugain wallpapers gallery
Gaugain wallpapers & layouts top page
back to digital wallpapers home page
Important. The source for this wallpapers collection is internet. If you feel that any content on the site infringes your copyrights, and want it to be removed, or maybe to be mentioned as credit (name, site or other identity), contact us for solving this problem as soon as possible. Dual screen monitor wallpapres are however original or derivative work from existing images. These images are proprietary photos, licensed from stock sources, or from internet. The same rules applies in this case, too.
Note. Related text above is provided only to offer the reader a quick access to some general information about this topic. We do not claim any copyright for the above text, mostly it's coming from wikipedia or other free internet documentation sources. If by any chance this text is yours, and you do not want it to be published here, or want a back reference to you, please contact us and we'll solve this problem as soon as possible.
Thank you for understanding.
webmaster 3DataDesign

surreal pack