Signature is rarely sufficient for authenticating a painting, signatures must be checked, but results must be carefully placed in the correct context. A signature is only one element, and not a determining one, in the process of authentication.
Left: La Tahitienne, executed in Sanguine, chalk and pencil on paper. Signed 'P Gauguin' on the lower right.
Signed, dated and dedicated à mon ami Theodore P.Gauguin-84'. The oil on canvias, La neige à Copenhague is signed in the lower left.
Paysage aux troncs bleus. Signed and dated 'P.Gauguin 92' in lower left An oil on canvas.
Signed '- P Gauguin' (lower left). Gouache over pencil on silk.
Oil on canvas. Signed 'P Gauguin' in the lower left.
Jeune homme à la fleur. Painted in Tahiti, 1891, and signed with initials 'PGO' on the lower left. Oil on canvas.
Executed in 1901-1902. Femmes tahitiennes et anges dans un atelier. Signed in monotype 'P. Gauguin' (lower right). Oil transfer heightened with gouache on paper.
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