National Geographic : 1950 Jan
The National Geographic Mlagazine The Grave of Paul Gauguin Looks Out upon His Beloved Hiva Oa Gauguin, an obscure Parisian, forsook wife, children, and job to devote his time to art. Going to Tahiti, he adopted the natives' life. Their portraits, painted against color-splashed backgrounds, made him famous. Gauguin spent his last years in the Marquesas. Dying in 1903. he was buried above Traitors Bay (Baie des Traitres) (p. 82).