Olga's Gallery

Paul Gauguin


Vaïraumati tei oa (Her Name is Vairaumati).

1892. Oil on canvas. The Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Moscow, Russia. Read Note.

Paul Gauguin. Vaïraumati tei oa (Her Name is Vairaumati).

Vairaumati, Gauguin misspelled it, is a name of a mythic earth mother of Tahitian legend. With the god Oro as father, she was the Tahitian Eve,  who gave birth for the entire island race