In the foreground, four figures are dressed in distinctive Breton attire in front of a row of hedges. A willow tree extends its bare branches upwards.
Paul Gauguin, Autumn in Brittany (The Willow Tree), 1889, oil on canvas, 36 1/4 x 28 7/8 in. (92.1 x 73.3 cm), Gift of Henry W. and Marion H. Bloch, 2015.13.9

Paul Gauguin, Autumn in Brittany (The Willow Tree), 1889

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.714

ArtistPaul Gauguin, French, 1848–1903
TitleAutumn in Brittany (The Willow Tree)
Object Date1889
Alternate and Variant TitlesLe saule; L’Automne en Bretagne; Paysage de Bretagne; Le saule pleurer
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)36 1/4 x 28 7/8 in. (92.1 x 73.3 cm)
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Gift of Henry W. and Marion H. Bloch, 2015.13.9

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