"A Swineherd, Brittany" and "La Orana Maria" ( Paul Gauguin ) Essay by The Research Group

"A Swineherd, Brittany" and "La Orana Maria" ( Paul Gauguin )
Examines these two paintings' lighting, subjects, colors, settings, techniques and messages in context of the artist's professional and personal life.
# 14622 | 1,575 words | 2 sources | 1999 | US
Published on Feb 13, 2003 in Art (Artists) , Art (Painting)


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"The purpose of this research is to examine two paintings by Paul Gaugin, A Swineherd, Brittany (1888), and Ia Orana Maria (1891). The plan of the research will be to set forth the background and context in which Gaugin created each painting, and then to compare and contrast analytically the content and apparent intent informing them, both intrinsically and as part of the larger scheme of Gaugin's body of work.
Gaugin's A Swineherd, Brittany, an oil painting on canvas, hangs in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Measuring 29" x 36(", A Swineherd, Brittany is a horizontally oriented picture depicting a pastoral landscape that would have been familiar to Gaugin during his stay in Pont-Aven in Brittany. In the right foreground, a rocky pasture of grass along either a pond or a river, are the figures of a swineherd and two pigs. The swineherd stand ..."

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