Vision After the Sermon

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Vision after the Sermon
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Artist Paul Gauguin
Year 1888
Type Oil on canvas
Dimensions 72.2 cm × 91 cm (28.4 in × 35.8 in)
Location National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

Vision after the Sermon (Jacob Wrestling with the Angel) is an oil painting by French artist Paul Gauguin in 1888. It is now in the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh. It depicts a scene from The Bible, where Jacob wrestles an angel. It depicts this indirectly, through a vision that the women depicted see after a sermon in church. It was painted in Pont-Aven, Brittany, France.

Further reading[edit]

  • Fred S. Kleiner, Christin J. Mamiya, Richard G. Tansey. Gardner's Art through the Ages (Eleventh Edition). Fort Worth: Harcourt College Publishers, 2001, Chapter 28.

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