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Paul Gauguin

£14.99

Product description

Based on original research from Peru to the South Seas, this biography of Paul Gauguin challenges the view of him given in the novel "The Moon and Sixpence" by Somerset Maugham - that he threw up a successful career in business and abandoned his family to become a painter on a far away tropical island. It describes a life of unexpected twists and turns, moving from Gaugin's luxurious life in Peru, through his wartime adventures as a sailor, to his years as a financial speculator in Paris, before he plunged into art and travelled across the globe, finishing his days on a remote island in the vast emptiness of the Pacific Ocean.
This copy is in very good condition. Dustjacket good, slightly rubbed. Inscription inside front cover. Inside pages good, clean and unmarked.

Item details

Author(s):
Sweetman, David
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1995
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0340552220
ISBN-13:
9780340552223
Number of pages:
600
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton

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About this item

Based on original research from Peru to the South Seas, this biography of Paul Gauguin challenges the view of him given in the novel "The Moon and Sixpence" by Somerset Maugham - that he threw up a successful career in business and abandoned his family to become a painter on a far away tropical island. It describes a life of unexpected twists and turns, moving from Gaugin's luxurious life in Peru, through his wartime adventures as a sailor, to his years as a financial speculator in Paris, before he plunged into art and travelled across the globe, finishing his days on a remote island in the vast emptiness of the Pacific Ocean.
This copy is in very good condition. Dustjacket good, slightly rubbed. Inscription inside front cover. Inside pages good, clean and unmarked.

Author(s):
Sweetman, David
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1995
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0340552220
ISBN-13:
9780340552223
Number of pages:
600
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton

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