In 1884 Gauguin gave up his well paid job in Paris to become a full time artist. He settled in Normandy where, on the advice of his art dealer, he began to paint Impressionist landscapes. The shipping magnate D.G. van Beuningen acquired this painting, with cows at a watering place, in 1933.
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|Title||Vaches au repos|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is travelling|
Width 80 cm
Height 64 cm
|Accession number||2605 (MK)|
|Credits||Verworven met de verzameling van / Acquired with the collection of: D.G. van Beuningen 1958|
|Age artist||About 37 years old|
|Collector||Collector / D.G. van Beuningen|
|Geographical origin||France > Western Europe > Europe|
All about the artist
Parijs 1848 - Atuona 1903
Paul Gauguin spent part of his youth in Peru, the country of his mother. In 1871, Gauguin became a stockbroker, but he was also a Sunday painter with...Bekijk het volledige profiel