Paul Gauguin

The Siesta

Paul Gauguin - The Siesta

Literature
introduction by Gary Tinterow, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Haven, 2007, nr. 154


Provenance
possibly with Ambroise Vollard, Paris, by 1909
Alphonse Kann, Paris, by 1917, until 1918, sold in April to Hansen
Wilhelm Hansen, Ordrupgaard, near Copenhagen, 1918–23, acquired by him through a consortium consisting of Hansen, Herman Heilbuth, and their firm, Winkel and Magnussen, sold in February 1923 through Galerie Barbazanges, Paris, to Matsukata
baron Kojiro Matsukata, Kobe, 1923–died 1950
his estate, 1950–54, sold 2 November through Fujikawa Galleries to Wildenstein
with Wildenstein, Paris and New York, 1954–55, sold 24 January to Haupt
Mrs. Ira (Enid A.) Haupt, New York, 1955–83, sold to Annenberg
her brother and his wife, Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, Rancho Mirage, Calif., 1983–93, jointly with MMA, 1993–his death 2002

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Other works by Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin Woman Sewing
Woman Sewing
1880

Paul Gauguin Coming and Going, Martinique
Coming and Going, Martinique
1887

Paul Gauguin The Hibiscus Tree
The Hibiscus Tree
1892

Paul Gauguin Breton Shepherdess
Breton Shepherdess
1886

Paul Gauguin
The Siesta
c. 1892-94
88.9 x 116.2 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Gift of Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, 1993, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002