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Paul Gauguin. La Belle Angèle (Portrait of Madame Satre). 1889. Oil on canvas. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]

Paul Gauguin. La Belle Angèle (Portrait of Madame Satre).
Angelle Satre, wife of Frederic Satre, owners of a small café in Pont-Aven. They gave Gauguin credit and he, in gratitude, painted Angelle’s portrait. Angelle was thought the most attractive woman in Pont-Aven and hoped her beauty would be preserved forever. But the couple was so aghast and disappointed with the work that they refused to accept the portrait

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