The painting was done Oil on canvas and measures 37 x 28 1/2 in(94 x 72.4 cm).It delineates two topless women, one holding mango blooms, on the Pacific Island of Tahiti.
Despite the fact that Tahiti is delineated as a blameless heaven, the painting confronts the viewer with the two topless women in a similar way and tradition way that compare women breasts to fruits or flowers. The painting by Paul Gauguin was one of his final works in Tahiti.
In this painting, he focused more on the serene and beauty virtues of the Tahiti native women.
On this particular painting, Paul depended on sculptural modeled gestures, images, forms and facial expressions to bring out the sentiments he had employed to describe the famous “Tahitian Eve” in this painting, he portrayed that the Tahiti women were very subtle and very knowing within their naivety while at the same time could walk around naked without feeling any shame.
The work of art is a piece of the perpetual gathering of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and was given to the exhibition hall by William Church Osborn in 1949.
The women in this piece of art likewise show up in two different works by Gauguin, Faa Iheihe (Tahitian Pastoral) (1898) and Rupe, Rupe (1899).
The fascinating thing about the work of art is the delicate brilliant shades utilized as a part of the treatment of light. Gauguin was a post-impressionist who liked to join the components of impressionism with primitiveness in his Tahitian –themed artworks.
The painter admirably utilized light to highlight the human shape, particularly in their nudes.
Here the lady in the front has her chest completely uncovered; the other lady has just a one breast revealed.
The red blooms held by the lady just beneath the bosoms highlight the yellow tints utilized as a part of the treatment of the breasts and the arms leaving no doubt that Paul wanted the viewer to see the beauty in these native Tahiti women.