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Le Moissonneur (D'après Millet) by VINCENT VAN GOGH

VINCENT VAN GOGH

(DUTCH, 1853 - 1890)

Le Moissonneur (D'après Millet) ,

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

17.05 in. (43.30 cm.) (height) by 9.57 in. (24.30 cm.) (width)

Description:

Painted in Saint-Rémy

Exhibited:

Berlin, Paul Cassirer, Vincent van Gogh, October 1908, no. 1. Berlin, Paul Cassirer, III. Ausstellung: Vincent van Gogh, 1853-1890, October - November 1910, no. 37. On loan to the Museum Folkwang, Essen. On loan to The Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester. Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum, Van Gogh & Millet, December 1988 - February 1989, no. 45, p. 131 (illustrated). Paris, Musée d'Orsay, Millet, Van Gogh, September 1998 - January 1999, no. 57 (illustrated).

Literature:

J.B. de la Faille, L'oeuvre de Vincent van Gogh, Catalogue raisonné, vol. I, Paris & Brussels, 1928, no. 688, p. 196 (illustrated vol. II, pl. CLXXXVII). W. Scherjon & J. de Gruyter, Vincent van Gogh's Great Period: Arles, Saint-Rémy and Auvers-sur-Oise, Amsterdam, 1937, no. 43, p. 240 (illustrated; titled 'Harvesting'). J.B. de la Faille, Vincent van Gogh, Paris, 1939, no. 684, p. 471 (illustrated). V.M. van Gogh, ed., The Complete Letters of Vincent van Gogh, vol. III, London, 1958, letters 607, 623 & 629. F. Novotny, ‘Die Bilder van Goghs nach fremden Vorbilder’, in Festschrift Kurt Badt, Berlin, 1961, pp. 213-230. P. Lecaldano, L'opera pittorica completa di Van Gogh, vol. II, Da Arles a Anvers, Milan, 1966, no. 693, p. 221 (illustrated). J.B. de la Faille, The Works of Vincent van Gogh: His Paintings and Drawings, Amsterdam, 1970, no. F688, p. 271 (illustrated). J. Hulsker, The Complete Van Gogh, Paintings, Drawings, Sketches, New York, 1980, no. 1783, p. 411 (illustrated). W. Feilchenfeldt, Vincent van Gogh & Paul Cassirer, Berlin, Amsterdam, 1988, no. F688, p. 113 (illustrated). S. van Heugten & P. Conisbee, Van Gogh & Millet, Amsterdam, 1989, no. 45, p. 131 (illustrated). I.F. Walther & R. Metzger, Vincent van Gogh, The Complete Paintings, vol. I, Etten, April 1881 - Paris, February 1888, Cologne, 2001, p. 547 (illustrated). W. Feilchenfeldt, Vincent van Gogh, die Gemälde 1886-1890: Händler, Sammler, Ausstellungen, die frühen Provenienzen, Wädenswil, 2009, p. 186 (illustrated). L. Jansen, H. Luijten & N. Bakker, eds., Vincent van Gogh: The Letters, vol. 5, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence - Auvers-sur-Oise, 1889-1890, Amsterdam, The Hague, Brussels & London, 2009, no. 24, p. 103 (illustrated). W. Feilchenfeldt, Vincent van Gogh, The Years in France: Complete Paintings 1886-1890, London, 2013, p. 188 (illustrated).

Provenance:

Johanna van Gogh-Bonger (the artist’s sister-in-law), Amsterdam. Paul Cassirer, Berlin, by whom acquired from the above in June 1910. Anton G. Kröller & Helene Kröller-Müller, The Hague, by whom acquired in 1910. Paul Cassirer, Berlin, to whom returned by the above in 1913. Ed. Rothermund, Dresden, by whom acquired from the above. Dr Georg S. Hirschland, Werden an der Ruhr, by whom acquired from the above. Sold under duress to the Folkwang Museum, Essen, in June 1939; recovered from the Kloster Marienstatt depot; restituted to the heirs of Dr Georg S. Hirschland in July 1950, and thence by descent. Private collection, United States; sale, Sotheby’s, New York, 11 November 1988, lot 9. Acquired at the above sale; sale, Sotheby’s, London, 27 June 1995, lot 11. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

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