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Noa Noa: The Tahiti Journal of Paul Gauguin

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In 1894, Paul Gauguin left what he considered to be a culturally bereft Europe to live an unfettered life in a tropical paradiseTahiti. It was there that he produced some of his most beautiful and best-known paintings, as well as another masterpiece: this enchanting journal. Complete with sensuous woodblock prints and sketches, this exquisitely designed editionfirst published by Chronicle in 1994 and now reissued with a beautiful new jacketis still the only translation to contain all of Gauguin's richly colored illustrations of the Tahiti diary. Including Tahitian myths and legends, affectionate tales of Gauguin's encounters with the captivating Tahitian people, and fascinating glimpses of the inspiration behind his most famous paintings, Noa Noa assumes its rightful place among the masterworks of an extraordinary artist.

Synopsis:

In 1894, Paul Gauguin left what he considered to be a culturally bereft Europe to live an unfettered life in a tropical paradise Tahiti. It was there that he produced some of his most beautiful and best-known paintings, as well as another masterpiece: this enchanting journal. Complete with sensuous woodblock prints and sketches, this exquisitely designed edition first published by Chronicle in 1994 and now reissued with a beautiful new jacket is still the only translation to contain all of Gauguin's richly colored illustrations of the Tahiti diary. Including Tahitian myths and legends, affectionate tales of Gauguin's encounters with the captivating Tahitian people, and fascinating glimpses of the inspiration behind his most famous paintings, Noa Noa assumes its rightful place among the masterworks of an extraordinary artist.

About the Author

John Miller is the editor and designer of such geographic anthologies as San Francisco Stories (0-8118-4439-0), Cape Cod Stories (0-8118-3252-X), Chicago Stories (0-8118-3974-5), and New Orleans Stories (0-8118-4494-3). He lives in Florida.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811848411
Subtitle:
The Tahiti Journal of Paul Gauguin
Editor:
Theis, O. F.
Translator:
Theis, O. F.
Editor:
Miller, John
Author:
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Author:
Miller, John
Author:
Maugham, Somerset
Author:
Gauguin, Paul
Author:
Miller, Joh
Author:
Theis, 0. F.
Translator:
Theis, O. F.
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Subject:
Artists, Architects, Photographers
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Individual Artist
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20050310
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
1 x 1 x 1 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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"Synopsis" by , In 1894, Paul Gauguin left what he considered to be a culturally bereft Europe to live an unfettered life in a tropical paradise Tahiti. It was there that he produced some of his most beautiful and best-known paintings, as well as another masterpiece: this enchanting journal. Complete with sensuous woodblock prints and sketches, this exquisitely designed edition first published by Chronicle in 1994 and now reissued with a beautiful new jacket is still the only translation to contain all of Gauguin's richly colored illustrations of the Tahiti diary. Including Tahitian myths and legends, affectionate tales of Gauguin's encounters with the captivating Tahitian people, and fascinating glimpses of the inspiration behind his most famous paintings, Noa Noa assumes its rightful place among the masterworks of an extraordinary artist.
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