The Yellow Sign

Interesting reference (as part of a conversation in which I am involved) to THE YELLOW CHRIST by Paul Gauguin (1889) showing Breton women in prayer:

I have also read aloud the whole of THE YELLOW SIGN tonight here:

2 thoughts on “The Yellow Sign

  1. For the unknowing, the first edition reads “… there was only Christ to cry to now.” while the British edition and subsequent American editions read “… there was only God to cry to now.” Why lose the wonderful alliteration to move from the specific lord to the more general one? What philosophical or religious motive moved Chambers to make this change? There has never been an answer.

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