Artistic Influences on Gauguin

Gauguin's style was as much a result of the time he lived in and the people who surrounded him as it was his own personal creative genius.  It’s hard to separate out all those in his life who influenced his art, but the following people all had a clearly significant impact on his work.

Vincent van Gogh

Emile Bernard


Edgar Degas

Paul Cezanne

Camille Pissarro

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