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Interesting Facts About Paul Gauguin

  • Gauguin’s full name was Eugene Henri Paul Gauguin.
  • His father was French and his mother Spanish-Peruvian.
  • In 1883 Gauguin committed himself to his art. At that time he  was 35.
  • Before becoming an artist, Gauguin was a sailor and then a stockbroker.
  • Gauguin had a broken ankle that never healed properly and he suffered from syphilis and strokes.
  • Alone and impoverished, Gauguin died of a stroke in the Marquesas Islands on May 8, 1903.
  • Gauguin’s life inspired the novel, The Moon and Sixpence, by Somerset Maugham and the opera, of the same title, by John L Gardner.
  • Along with the five children from his marriage to Mette Sophia Gad, Gauguin had five additional illegitimate children from four different affairs.
  • There is a luxury ship named Paul Gauguin.

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