Portrait de Paul Gauguin

Georges Daniel de MONFREID
circa 1900

Portrait de Paul Gauguin
Woodcut, c. 1900
Initialed in pencil lower right
Numbered in pencil lower left
Edition: 100 (34/100)
Annotated verso: “epreuve sur japon”
Condition: Excellent, rich impression
Note: Born in New York, Monfreid studied in France at the Academy Julian. He was a friend of Gauiguin, Verlaine and Maillol. He formed a noted collection of works by Gauguin. In 1924, Monfreid published the manuscript for Paul Gauguin’s Noa Noa with 24 woodcuts inspired by Gauguin.

Impressions of this example are in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Cleveland Museum of Art

6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches