Artist Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) born in Paris on June 7. In his youth he lived in Peru, but returned to Paris in 1855. Gauguin was educated in a boarding school in Orléans.
Paul Gauguin is mainly known for his paintings from the South Sea. He admired human honesty and clarity and wanted to find those qualities in people still untouched by Western Civilization.
HeartofArt has a selection of cups and saucers featuring colorful art by Paul Gauguin.