oil on canvas
28.58 in. (72.60 cm.) (height) by 36.14 in. (91.80 cm.) (width)
signed and dated 'P. Gauguin 92' (lower right); inscribed 'TE FARE' (lower left)
Paris, Galeries Durand-Ruel, Paul Gauguin, November 1893, no. 38, p. 19. Brussels, Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, La libre esthétique, February - March 1894, no. 189. Basel, Kunsthalle, Paul Gauguin, July - August 1928, no. 70, p. 21 (titled 'Te Fari'). Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Cent oeuvres de Gauguin, 1960, no. 91 (illustrated).
L. van Dovski, Paul Gauguin oder Die Flucht vor der Zivilisation, 1950, no. 258, p. 348. G. Wildenstein, Gauguin, Paris, 1964, no. 474, p. 191 (illustrated). R.S. Field, Paul Gauguin: The Paintings of the First Voyage to Tahiti, New York & London, 1977, no. 44, pp. 162-164 & 328-329. F. Cachin, Gauguin, Paris, 1988, no. 168, pp. 162-163 & 305 (illustrated). J. Sutherland Boggs, D.W. Druick, H. Loyrette, M. Pantazzi & G. Tinterow, exh. cat., Degas, New York & Ottawa, 1988, p. 568. A. Dumas, C. Ives, S.A. Stein & G. Tinterow, exh. cat., The Private Collection of Edgar Degas, New York, 1997, p. 229.
Paul Gauguin; his sale, Hotel Drôuot, Paris, 18 February 1895, lot 38. Daniel Halévy, Paris, by whom acquired at the above sale, and thence by descent. Private collection, Paris. Anonymous sale, Ader, Picard, Tajan, Paris, 7 November 1991, lot 1. Acquired by the present owner in July 2008.