Galerie DANIEL BLAU and Galerie MEYER – Oceanic Art present an exhibition of early photographs of Tahiti and the Marquesas Islands. DANIEL BLAU takes great pleasure in unveiling two unknown photographs of the painter PAUL GAUGUIN taken by Jules Agostini on July 19th, 1896 at Venus Point on the island of Tahiti.
Galerie Meyer – Oceanic Art
17 Rue des Beaux-Arts
Paris 75006 France
TEL: 01 43 54 85 74
The below document provides a description and timeline of our discovery of the two, only known, photographs showing Paul Gauguin in French Polynesia.
France O covers the discovery on television on 18th November. Please fast forward to Minute 10:15 to view the footage:
Catrin Lorch, 10. Februar 2017, Süddeutsche Zeitung
Claire Voon, 10 Februar 2017, Hyperallergic
Recently Discovered Photographs May Be the Only Ones of Paul Gauguin in Tahiti
9 Februar 2017, The Times UK
Gaugins Tahiti frolics revealed
Henri Neuendorf, 7. Februar 2017, Artnet News
Do These Photos Show Paul Gaugin and His Tahitian Muse?
These may be the only known photos of the artist in Tahiti
Martin Bailey, 7. Februar 2017, The Art Newspaper
Images of Gaugin in Tahiti discovered in photo album
7. Februar 2017, ARTFORUM
Only Known Photographs of Gauguin in Tahiti Recently Unearthed
Scott Reyburn, 2. December 2016, International New York Times