The Yellow Christ by Gauguin

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Albright-Knox Art Gallery
published on 04 May 2022

An 1889 oil on canvas painting, The Yellow Christ, by Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) the French post-impressionist painter. Painted in Pont-Aven and inspired by a painted crucifix. For the artist, yellow represented the purity of Breton peasant life while the autumn colours represent death. (Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA)

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Gallery, A. A. (2022, May 04). The Yellow Christ by Gauguin. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15783/the-yellow-christ-by-gauguin/

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