Paul Gauguin

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					Paul Gauguin
By Thomas Fagg

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1.Born June 7, 1848. 2.In 1849 his father’s politics forced the family into exile, they had to move to Peru. 3.Father died during the crossing in France. 4.At age 17 he joined the Merchant Navy.

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1. He traveled around the world for six years 2.Influenced by van Gogh and others impressionism he adopted his own style. 3.He died in 1904

Famous Paintings

Quotes
• “Life is merely a fraction of a
second. An infinitely small amount of time to fulfill our desires, our dreams, our passions.
-Paul Gauguin

• ”A compromise is the art of
dividing a cake, in such a way that everyone believes that he has got the biggest piece.”
-Paul Gauguin

References
Giorgione, Cole. Encyclopedia of Artists. New York Gauguin, Paul. http://www.lucidcafe.com/library/96jun/gauguin.html Gauguin, Paul. http://www.j-m-w-turner.co.uk/famous-painting.htm

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