The Universe Is Created

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Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903)
The Universe Is Created, ca. 1893–94
Color woodcut with chine collé
block: 8 1/8 × 14 1/16 in. (20.64 × 35.72 cm) sheet: 9 13/16 × 15 11/16 in. (24.93 × 39.85 cm)
Maurice and Esther Leah Ritz Collection M2004.191
Photo credit: John R. Glembin
Not Currently on View

Publication History
Taylor, Sue, Russell Bowman, and David Morgan. A Breadth of Vision: The Ritz Collection. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1992, p. 67-69, 101, cat. 91, b/w illus. p. 68.

Milwaukee Art Museum. Milwaukee Collects Prints. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1982, p. 13, cat. 24.
Exhibition History
Framing a Decade: Acquisitions of Prints and Drawings, 2001–2011, Milwaukee Art Museum, Decebmer 9, 2010 – April 3, 2011.

A Breadth of Vision: The Ritz Collection, Milwaukee Art Museum, November 20, 1992–January 17, 1993.

Milwaukee Collects Prints, Milwaukee Art Museum, September 17, 1982 – January 2, 1983.


This information is subject to change as the result of ongoing research.