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No te aha oe riri (Why Are You Angry?)  1896

by Paul Gauguin

Returning to Tahiti in the fall of 1895, Paul Gauguin was soon beset by physical ailments and financial difficulties. Despite this, in 1896–97 he painted a group of impressive canvases in a larger format than his usual works. He based Why Are You Angry? on an earlier Tahitian composition but changed the mood of the painting: here the principal figures are larger and diseng...
95.3 × 130.55 cm (37 1/2 × 51 3/8 in.)
Oil on jute canvas
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago