Vision of the Sermon (Jacob Wrestling with the Angel)

Oil on canvas | 72.2 x 91cm | 1888

Paul Gauguin

This painting, which dates from 1888 and was made in Pont-Aven, Brittany, is one of Gauguin's most famous works. The Breton women, dressed in distinctive regional costume, have just listened to a sermon based on a passage from the Bible. Genesis (32:...
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