User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Manao Tupapau (The Spirit of the Dead Watching)

Start collecting

Provenance

William G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest, accessioned 1960

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

1893–94

Catalogue Raisonné

Kornfeld 20 IV.B; Guérin 020 iii

Dimensions

Framed: 40.6 x 54.6 x 2.5 cm (16 x 21 1/2 x 1 in.) Overall: 21.1 x 36.2cm (8 5/16 x 14 1/4in.)

Accession Number

60.324

Medium or Technique

Woodcut printed by Gauguin in black and brown over yellowish tint on dark cream wove paper, varnished

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints