Gauguin definition by Webster's New World
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Gauguin, (Eugène Henri) Paul 1848-1903; Fr. painter, in Tahiti after 1891
Gauguin definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, (Eugène Henri) Paul 1848-1903.
French artist whose paintings are characterized by simplified forms and brilliant colors and are partially responsible for the significance of primitivism in modern art.