Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903
Words of the Devil
(L'Esprit du mal),
oil, 36 1/8 x 27.

Elsewhere called Parau na te Varua ino.
Lent to the Armory Show by Ambroise Vollard.
Provenance: Jean François Millet, Paris;
Phileas Pluckett, Manchester;
Paul Guillaume, Paris;
The Honorable and Mrs. W. Averell Harriman.
Last known collection (2001): National Gallery of Art,
Washington, D. C.; Gift of the W. Averell Harriman Foundation
in memory of Marie N. Harriman, 1972.