Sampler (Gauguin’s Apple). 2002. Hand embroidery on linen. 21 1/2 19 in. (56.3 x 48.3 cm).

Paul Gauguin

Elaine Reichek

Was it God who made man in His image or man who made Him in his image? I am strongly inclined to think it was the latter.

—Paul Gauguin, 1889


Self-Portrait with Halo, 1889