Sérusier The Talisman Notebook
Paul Sérusier (1864-1927)
The Talisman, the Aven River at the Bois d'Amour, October 1888 - Oil on wood H. 27; W. 21 cm; The Orsay Museum
Paul Sérusier sejourned in Pont-Aven during the summer of 1888, as Paul Gauguin, whose advice he followed. On his returning to Paris, he showed his young fellow painters, the future "Nabis" ("prophets" in Hebrew), what was to become their "Talisman".