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Paintings by Paul Gauguin


The Market Gardens of Vaugirard by Paul Gauguin

The 1879 painting The Market Gardens of Vaugirard by Paul Gauguin was one of eight works Gauguin submitted to the fifth Impressionist exhibition. With The Market Gardens of Vaugirard's broad areas of color and patchy application of paint, Paul Gauguin followed the example of Paul Cézanne and Camille Pissarro, emphasizing structure over atmospheric effect.

Early in his career Gauguin painted in a Naturalist style shared by other Impressionists. On the next page we'll see another example of Paul Gauguin working in this mode.

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