The French artist's Catholic spirituality influenced his early years.
A series that looks at the visual arts for signs of the universal church in sometimes unexpected places.
Less well known is the Catholic spirituality that influenced his early years. The four-meter-high poster at the entrance to his UK National Gallery exhibition reveals much about how the relationship between art and faith is sometimes viewed these days.
Interestingly, the promotion for the exhibition is so focused on Gauguin that the crucified Christ in the background is almost unrecognizable in his cropped, headless form. But it is still there, accompanying the artist.