Port de Javel Paul Gauguin

Port de Javel: Paul Gauguin

Port de Javel *Environs de Sèvres – les fabriques Cail in French) is an 1876 painting in the Post-Impressionist style by the leading French artist Paul Gauguin. This work is located in the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Port de Javel is a port area in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, France. The area is situated along the left bank of the Seine River. It is historically significant for its industrial and commercial activities, serving as a transportation hub for goods and materials, of which can be seen in this picture. The port’s name is derived from the Javel neighborhood, known for its historical association with lime kilns (javelle in French) that were used to produce lime.

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