Artist: Paul Gauguin
Artwork: Tete De Fille Des Iles Marquises (Recto And Verso)
Size: 14.5 x 12.7 cm
Medium: Traced monotype on paper (recto); sanguine and pencil (verso)
Creation year: 1902
Artwork details : Executed circa 1902
Provenance: Winthrop Newman; sale, Christie's, London, 16 December 1938, lot 118; Hugo Perls, Paris and New York (acquired at the previous sale); Anon. sale, Sotheby & Co., London, 5 May 1965, lot 144; Fritz M. Gross, London (acquired at the previous sale); Private collection, London (by descent from the previous); sale, Christie's, London, 24 June 2004, lot 322; Acquired at the previous sale by the late owner.
Exhibition history: New York, Wildenstein & Co. Inc., Gauguin, April-May 1946, p. 69, no. 54 (dated circa 1896 and titled Head of Man); Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Paul Gauguin: His Place in the Meeting of East and West, March-April 1954, no. 36 (dated circa 1896 and titled Head of a Man); Philadelphia Museum of Art, Paul Gauguin: Monotypes, March-May 1973, p. 115, no. 91 (recto and verso illustrated; titled Head of a Marquesan Girl); Rome, Complesso del Vittoriano, Paul Gauguin: Artist of Myth and Dream, October 2007-February 2008, p. 376, no. 121 (illustrated in color, p. 377; dated 1902-1903 and titled Head of a Marquesan).