How Gauguin’s Wanderlust Inspired his Exotic Woodcuts


Paul Gauguin was one of the most influential artists of the 19th century. In this episode of Sotheby’s Stories, discover how his quest to capture exotic and untouched landscapes influenced his departure from Impressionism, inspiring a more rustic style of art in the form of woodcuts. “Idol Tahitienne” is just one of the highlights in our upcoming Prints & Multiples auction (17 September 2020 | London). Click here to watch more Sotheby’s videos.

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