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About the Artwork

After being unable to conform to the life of a bourgeois gentlemen Paul Gauguin left his put upon wife, five children and job at the bank to pursue his dream of becoming an artist, travelling to Tahiti to paint the island and its community. Imagining an exotic paradise, the artist's hopes were dashed upon arrival to find a colonised, christianised community. In spite of this Gauguin's depictions of the place show a tropical paradise, free from the burdens of respectability and sexual restraint, with the focus of his work overwhelmingly the native women. In keeping with this ideal the works are painted in bold vibrant colours, signalling a clear break from impressionism. With infrequent trips made back to Paris Gauguin became an increasingly tragic figure, his work failed to make any impact and he became attached to the myth he'd created, unwilling to move back to France in fear of losing face. Despite being unable to sell his works during his lifetime, Gauguin's Tahitian paintings sell for tens of millions, considered amongst the most important of post-impressionist works.


Expertly printed in our Sussex studios, this print is produced to exacting museum conservation standards using inks and papers developed to create a perfect reproduction.

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In the Design Studio

We partner with the world's top museums and galleries to bring you exclusive prints of the highest quality. Our teams of designers ensure the colours are accurate, papers are well suited and the best frames are suggested.

Colour Perfecting in the Print Room

In the printing room, artworks are printed on state-of-the-art machines with a team of technicians checking colour and quality every step of the way.

Measuring Up

After being cut down to size, our team carefully finish any stray edges, check measurements and prepare the prints for mounting and framing.

Assembling Frames in the Framing Workshop

We have a team of master framers who work with high-quality, responsibly-sourced wood to create our vast range of framing combinations - each frame is bespoke and made to order for every print.

Hand-finishing in the Framing Workshop

Our selection of hand-finished frames are painted or stained by hand in a variety of colours, and finished with a layer of wax - the end result is a uniquely crafted, beautiful frame that is made to last.

The Last Stop

In this workshop everything comes together - the print, the frame and the glass - in a seamless and stream-lined process.

Mounting the Prints

The artwork is carefully mounted in preparation for framing.

Laying the Glass

Once mounted, the print is ready to be covered by glass or perspex - a delicate procedure but expertly done with not a fingerprint in sight.

The Final Product

After a final, thorough check, the framed print is ready to be carefully packaged up and shipped to the customer.

Transferring to Canvas

For those who order their art as canvas prints, the same amount of attention and care goes into the process. Here, the print is being transferred to a wooden frame.

Finishing the Canvas Edging

As with the framed prints, our canvases are all hand-finished in the workshop - a labour of love from start to finish.