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Gauguin PortraitsFor the first time ever the National Gallery stages an exhibition on the portraits of French artist Paul Gauguin. From autumn 2019 the Sainsbury Wing houses Gauguin Portraits, displaying approximately 50 works from the mid-1880s to the end of his life in 1903 and focusing on how the artist moved away from Impressionism towards Symbolism. By adding carefully selected attributes or placing the sitter into a suggestive context Gauguin was able to make portraits that expressed meaning beyond their personalities. Included in the exhibition is a group of self-portraits which show how Gauguin created personifications including his self-image as 'Christ in the Garden of Olives'.

 

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Gauguin Portraits  Paul Gauguin, Self Portrait as Christ, 1890-1891. Musee d'Orsay, Paris © RMN-Grand Palais (musee d'Orsay) / Rene-Gabriel Ojeda  

Gauguin Portraits - Paul Gauguin, Self Portrait as Christ, 1890-1891. Musee d'Orsay, Paris © RMN-Grand Palais (musee d'Orsay) / Rene-Gabriel Ojeda

Gauguin Portraits Paul Gauguin, Self Portrait as Christ, 1890-1891. Musee d'Orsay, Paris © RMN-Grand Palais (musee d'Orsay) / Rene-Gabriel Ojeda 

Gauguin Portraits - Paul Gauguin, Self Portrait as Christ, 1890-1891. Musee d'Orsay, Paris © RMN-Grand Palais (musee d'Orsay) / Rene-Gabriel Ojeda More Images
 

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