Pont-Aven is a coastal town in Brittany, north-west France, which Paul Gauguin frequented between 1886 and 1894

Paul Gauguin, ‘Harvest: Le Pouldu’ 1890
Paul Gauguin
Harvest: Le Pouldu 1890

With a group that included Emile Bernard and Paul Sérusier, Gauguin developed a synthetic style of painting that emphasised, through bold outline and simplified structure, a symbolic and emotional response to the Breton people and landscape.

See also synthetism

See also

Tate Britain Exhibition

Paul Gauguin

30 Sep – 26 Oct 1955
Paul Gauguin: past Tate Britain exhibition
Tate Etc

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