oil on canvas
12.40 in. (31.50 cm.) (height) by 17.91 in. (45.50 cm.) (width)
To be included in the new edition of the Catalogue raisonne de l'oeuvre de Paul Gauguin being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute
signed P Go and dated 90 (lower centre)
Maurice Malingue,. Gauguin , Monaco, 1944, no. 77, illustrated p. 154 (with incorrect measurements). Maurice Malingue, Gauguin: Le peintre et son œuvre , Paris, 1948, illustrated p. 33 . Lee van Dovski, Paul Gauguin oder die Flucht vor der Zivilisation , Zurich, 1950, no. 214, listed p. 346 (with incorrect measurements) . The Lure of the Exotic. Gauguin in New York Collections (exhibition catalogue), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2002, illustrated in color p. 186
Wildenstein & Co., New York. Colonel & Mrs Edgar W. Garbisch, New York (acquired from the above in 1971. Sold: Sotheby's, New York, 12th May 1980, lot 40) . Purchased at the above sale by the father of the present owners .