Paul Gauguin, The Red Cow

Paul Gauguin, The Red Cow, 1889, oil on canvas (LACMA)

Note: though the video states that the cypress trees suggest this canvas may have been painted in the south, it was painted in Le Pouldu near Pont-Aven in Brittany.

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Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "Paul Gauguin, The Red Cow," in Smarthistory, November 27, 2015, accessed September 21, 2023,