Manao Tupapau by Gauguin

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Albright-Knox Art Gallery
published on 26 April 2022
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An 1892 oil on burlap mounted on canvas, Manao Tupapau (The Spirit of the Dead Watching), by Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) the French post-impressionist painter. Painted in Polynesia, the artist considered this one of his most important works. He was inspired by a real-life incident and the local legends of the Tupapaus, demons or spirits which prowl during sleepless nights. (Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA)

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Gallery, A. A. (2022, April 26). Manao Tupapau by Gauguin. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15732/manao-tupapau-by-gauguin/

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Gallery, Albright-Knox Art. "Manao Tupapau by Gauguin." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15732/manao-tupapau-by-gauguin/.

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Gallery, Albright-Knox Art. "Manao Tupapau by Gauguin." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2022. Web. 17 Jul 2024.

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