Secrets of the Dead

The Sunflowers and Paul Gauguin

Clip: Season 16 Episode 2 | 3m 18s Video has closed captioning.

The walls of the Yellow House were soon covered with paintings inspired by Vincent's Arles experience including the iconic sunflowers. Paul Gauguin was something of a celebrity in the modern art world. He was lured by the sunflowers, and moved to Arles and took up residence at the Yellow House on October 23rd, 1888.

Aired: 12/14/16

Rating: NR

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