The White Horse (1898) by Paul Gauguin

The White Horse - Paul Gauguin - 1898

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TitleThe White Horse
ArtistPaul Gauguin
MediumOil on Canvas
Dimensions140 x 91.5 cm
Art MovementPost-Impressionism
Current LocationMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Location Created Punaauia, French Polynesia
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About The White Horse

Paul Gauguin’s painting, The White Horse, is a Post-Impressionist artwork created in 1898, featuring a white horse as a symbol for purity and grace. Gauguin is known for his use of bold and vibrant colors that he incorporated in this artwork. The painting showcases an almost Impressionist variation of light and texture.

Paul Gauguin was a renowned Post-Impressionist painter who led the movement to pioneer a new style of painting known as Symbolism, and The White Horse exemplifies this style. The artwork is located in the Musée d’Orsay in Paris.

The White Horse is a significant piece of art that portrays Gauguin’s expertise in using colors to convey original and symbolic ideas. The painting features a remarkable composition that effectively captures the timeless elegance of the white horse. The combination of Gauguin’s symbolism and unique use of colors results in an artwork that represents one of the best examples of Post-Impressionism.

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