Nave Nave Fenua
Paul Gauguin (1848–1903)
Nave Nave Fenua (Delightful Land), from Noa Noa, Spring/summer 1894
Woodcut printed in black, dark orange, and yellow, with stencils in red, on beige wove paper
Sheet: 15 11/16 x 9 3/16 in. (39.3 x 23.3 cm)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1962.72
The warm tones in this image of a figure in a lush landscape — a Polynesian Eve — are an exception to the prevalence of black throughout the series.