Paul Gauguin. Washerwomen. Arles 1888

Paul Gauguin


Arles 1888

Oil on burlap
29 7/8 x 36 1/4" (75.9 x 92.1 cm)
The William S. Paley Collection
Object number
Painting and Sculpture
This work is not on view.
Paul Gauguin has 34 works  online.
There are 2,378 paintings online.
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
Gustave Fayet, Igny
Baron Kurt von Mutzenbecker, Wiesbaden. [Acquired c. early 1907]
Galerie Eugène Druet, Paris. By November 1910
Henckel collection, Berlin
[Private collection, Germany. By 1950]
[Alex Ball, New York]
Widenstein & Co., NY. Purchased in 1957
William S. Paley, NY. Acquired from Widenstein & Co., NY, [January 1958]
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The William S. Paley Collection, 1990

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