55 years old
Paul had always been interested in art. Later on he rented an art studio and showed paintings in Impressionist exhibitions. He spent nine years painting with Vincent Van Gogh. In 1903 he was sentenced to three months in prison due to problems with the church and government. He died of syphilis before he could serve his prison sentence.
Vision of the sermon
This colorful painting showed the biblical tale of Jacob wrestling with the angel.
The Yellow Christ
This painting is Gauguin's portrayal of the Crucifixion of Jesus.
Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?
This is Gauguin's depiction of the human life cycle.