Collecting Gauguin: samuel Courtauld in the '20s

20 June – 8 September 2013


The Courtauld holds the UK’s most important collection of works by the Post-Impressionist master Paul Gauguin.

This was assembled by pioneering collector Samuel Courtauld and in this special display his collection of Gauguin’s paintings, works on paper and sculpture is brought together for the first

Find out more:


  • Go to the main display page

  •   pdf Download the Teachers' Resource

    teachers pack This thematic resource Making Myths was inspired by the display and makes links across the breadth of The Courtauld Gallery's Collection. 

  • Teachers' Resources are intended for use by secondary schools and colleges and by teachers of all subjects for their own research. Each essay is marked with suggested links to subject areas and key stage levels.