In his illustrated diary, titled “Noa Noa” (fragrance in Tahitian), lies the chronicle of his relentless quest for the lost paradise in the idyllic lands of Tahiti. This legendary diary not only reflects the great painter’s inner struggle, but also his unique vision of Tahiti’s lush landscape, its people, and its rich ancestral culture.
Gauguin, tormented by the need to discover the wild, began his journey in secluded villages of Brittany, where his first strokes began to come to life. However, this unquenchable passion eventually led him to the crystal-clear waters of French Polynesia, where his art was transformed and where he lived among the local tribes as one of their own, revisiting and enriching his works.
The top notes of Bergamot, Lemon, Orange and Ginger pay tribute to the exuberance of tropical flora and the freshness of sun-kissed fruits.
The heart notes of Juniper, Petitgrain and Monoi transport us to the interior of the island, where natural scents and cultural essences blend in an intimate embrace.
The base notes of Musk, Vetiver and Vanilla pay tribute to the depth of the Tahitian experience, the enduring connection with its spirit.
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