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Paul Gauguin. The Moon and the Earth. 1893

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The Moon and the Earth

Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)

Oil on burlap
45 x 24 1/2" (114.3 x 62.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Lillie P. Bliss Collection
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Edgar Degas, Paris. Gift and/or exchange from Gauguin, after Gauguin's exhibition at Durand-Ruel's gallery in Paris, November 1893. c. 1893 - 1918
Sold at auction, Edgar Degas Collection Sale I, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, March 26-27, 1918
Paul Rosenberg, Paris. Purchased at Degas sale. 1918 - ?
[Marius de Zayas, New York]
Stephan Bourgeois, New York. [Purchased from Paul Rosenberg]
Lillie P. Bliss (1864-1931), New York. Purchased from Bourgeois Galleries, 1918 - 1931
Lillie P. Bliss Estate. 1931 - 1934
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Lillie P. Bliss Collection, 1934

[La Lune et la terre]
[Hina Tefatou]

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