The pieces include masterpieces by Picasso, Gauguin and Marc Chagall.
By the end of the year 1889, Gauguin's name had acquired a certain renown, and he naturally gravitated back to Paris.
Gauguin and Van Gogh knew that there was someone nobler than the peasant.
Gauguin found that he had suddenly aged—a common experience enough for white men coming suddenly into a tropic climate.
Gauguin, though he talked as loudly as the others, painted also.
In finding de Monfreid, Gauguin experienced almost the last stroke of good fortune that he was to have in life.
That which interests us most in Gauguin however is his colour.
Gauguin was the son, be it remembered, of a radical journalist and the grandson of a Socialist pamphleteer.
Gauguin there experienced visions, was haunted by exotic spirits.
It may be noticed that Gauguin received no financial profit whatever from this performance, and Verlaine very little.