Paul René Gauguin
(1911 - 1976)
Paul René Gauguin was active/lived in Norway, France. Paul Gauguin is known for painting, woodcuts, sculpture, book illustration, stage design.
Biography Paul René Gauguin
Paul René Gauguin (27 February 1911 – 14 February 1976) was a Norwegian painter, graphical artist, sculptor, book illustrator and scenographer. He was born in Copenhagen, and was a son of Pola Gauguin, and grandson of Paul Gauguin. He is particularly known for his coloured woodcuts. Among his book illustrations are books by Inger Hagerup, and he made stage design for various theatres.
Born January 27, 1911 in Copenhagen, Paul was an innovator in a typical form of Norwegian art that later got its name as the school of Norwegian color woodcuts. In 1924, he migrated to Provence, later to Rouen, where in 1930, he appeared for the entrance exam for the Norwegian Lycée Pierre Corneille.
Paul first learned his wood-cuts from 193
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