Paul Gauguin - Bathing Place 1886

Bathing Place 1886
Bathing Place
1886 60x73cm oil/canvas
Hiroshima Museum of Art, Japan

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From Hiroshima Museum of Art:
Gaugin stayed in the small Breton village of Pont-Aven from the summer to the autumn of 1886. With its innocently playing children, the stark simplicity of its scenery and other unspoiled traits, Brittany was a kind of Arcadia for Gaugin, who had developed a loathing for civilization. That sentiment would eventually lead him to Tahiti.