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Laboureur Dans Un Champ by VINCENT VAN GOGH

VINCENT VAN GOGH

(DUTCH, 1853 - 1890)

Laboureur Dans Un Champ , 1889

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

19.80 in. (50.30 cm.) (height) by 25.55 in. (64.90 cm.) (width)

Exhibited:

Munich, Moderne Kunsthandlung; Dresden, Emil Richter; Frankfurt, Kunstverein and Zurich, Künstlerhaus, March-July 1908 (titled Landschaft mit Pflug). Kunsthaus Zurich, Aus Zürcher Privatsammlungen, November-December 1914, no. 50 (titled Der Pflüger). Kunsthaus Basel, Van Gogh, March-April 1924, p. 8, no. 56 (titled Acher mit pflügendem Bauer). Kunsthaus Zürich, Van Gogh, July-August 1924, no. 50. The Hague, Pulchri Studio, Tentoonstelling van Hollandsche en Fransche kunst uit de verzxameling Kunsthandel Huinck, Utrecht, June 1927, no. 29 (illustrated; titled La labour à la charrue (St. Remy)). Berlin, Paul Cassirer Galerie, Vincent van Gogh: Gemälde, January 1928, p. 25, no. 61 (illustrated). San Francisco, The California Palace of the Legion of Honor, French Painting from the Fifteenth Century to the Present Day, June-July 1934, p. 63., no. 162 (titled Ploughing). San Francisco Museum of Art, Contemporary Art: Paintings, Watercolors and Sculpture owned in the San Francisco Bay Region, January-February 1940, no. 12. San Francisco Museum of Art, 1944 (on loan). San Francisco Museum of Art, 1967-1969 (on loan). New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Van Gogh in Saint-Rémy and Auvers, November 1986-March 1987, p. 124, no. 23 (illustrated in color, p. 125; titled Enclosed Field with Ploughman). Fort Worth, Kimbell Art Museum, The Collection of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass, March-May 2015, p. 20, no. 9 (detail illustrated in color on the front cover; illustrated again in color, p. 21).

Literature:

H.P. Bremmer (ed.), Beeldende Kunst, vol. 14, 1926, pp. 15-16, no. 16 (illustrated; titled Bouwland). J-B. de la Faille, L'oeuvre de Vincent van Gogh: Catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1928, vol. I, p. 176, no. 625 (illustrated, vol. II, pl. CLXXIV; titled Le laboureur). W. Scherjon and J. de Gruyter, Vincent van Gogh's Great Period: Arles, St. Rémy and Auvers sur Oise, Complete Catalogue, Amsterdam, 1937, pp. 218 and 248, no. St. Rémy 16, letter nos. 602 and 618. J-B. de la Faille, Vincent van Gogh, Paris, 1939, p. 420, no. 622 (titled The Ploughman; dated August 1889). W. Uhde, Vincent van Gogh, London, 1941 (illustrated, pl. 87; titled The Ploughman). A.M. Rosset, Van Gogh, Paris, 1941, p. 39 (illustrated, pl. 79; titled Le Laboureur). J. de Laprade, Van Gogh, Paris, 1951, p. 20 (illustrated with inverted image, pl. 68; titled Le Laboureur). V.W. van Gogh and J. van Gogh-Bonger, eds., The Complete Letters of Vincent van Gogh, London, 1958, pp. 195, 213, 226, 238 and 459, letter nos. 602, 606, 612, 618 and W15. J.-B. de la Faille, The Works of Vincent van Gogh: His Paintings and Drawings, Amsterdam, 1970, p. 250. no. F625 (illustrated). J. Hulsker, The Complete Van Gogh: Paintings, Drawings, Sketches, New York, 1977, p. 408, no. 1768 (illustrated, p. 409; titled Enclosed Field with Plowman). W. Feilchenfeldt , Vincent van Gogh and Paul Cassirer, Berlin: The Reception of Van Gogh in Germany from 1901 to 1914, Amsterdam, 1988, p. 108. I.F. Walther and R. Metzger, Vincent van Gogh: The Complete Paintings, Arles, February 1888-Auvers-sur-Oise, July 1890, Cologne, 1993, vol. II, p. 532 (illustrated in color; titled Enclosed Field with Plowman). J. Hulsker, The New Complete Van Gogh: Paintings, Drawings, Sketches, Amsterdam, 1996, p. 408, no. 1768 (illustrated, p. 409; titled Enclosed Field with Plowman). C. Stolwijk and H. Veenenbos, The Account Book of Theo van Gogh and Jo van Gogh-Bonger, Amsterdam, 2002, p. 181, Cahier Vincent no. 8. M. Vellekoop and R. Zwikker, Vincent van Gogh: The Drawings, Amsterdam, 2005, vol. 4, p. 248 (illustrated in color, fig. 370a). W. Feilchenfeldt, Vincent van Gogh: Die Gemälde 1886-1890, H��ndler, Sammler, Ausstellungen: Die Frühen Provenienzen, Wädenswil, 2009, p. 218 (illustrated in color). L. Jansen, H. Luijten and N. Bakker, Vincent van Gogh: The Letters, The Complete Illustrated and Annotated Edition, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence-Auvers-sur-Oise, 1889-1890, London, 2009, vol. 5, pp. 72, 96, 121, 123 and 156, letter nos. 798, 803, 811, 812 and 824 (illustrated in color, p. 73, fig. 5; p. 121, fig. 2; p. 123, fig. 4 and p. 156, fig. 3). W. Fleichenfeldt, Vincent van Gogh: The Years in France, Complete Paintings, 1886-1890, Dealers, Collectors, Exhibitions, Provenance, London, 2013, p. 220 (illustrated in color). M. Vellekoop, M. Geldof, E. Hendriks, L. Jansen and A. de Tagle, eds., Van Gogh’s Studio Practice, Amsterdam, 2013, pp. 240, 247 and 273. E. Mullins, Van Gogh: The Asylum Year, London, 2015, pp. 75-77 (illustrated in color, p. 76).

Provenance:

Theo van Gogh, Paris (sent to him by the artist, 6 December 1889). Willemina van Gogh, Leiden (gift from the artist through the above). C.M. van Gogh, Amsterdam (acquired from the above through Jo van Gogh-Bonger, September 1908). Fritz Meyer-Fierz, Zürich (acquired from the above, 1908); sale, Frederick Muller & Cie., Amsterdam, 13 July 1926, lot 12. Huinck Art Gallery, Utrecht. Galerie Paul Cassirer, Berlin (by 1928). M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York (acquired from the above, January 1929). W.H. Crocker, San Mateo (acquired from the above, 23 March 1929); Estate sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 25 February 1970, lot 13. E.V. Thaw & Co., Inc., New York. Acquired from the above by the late owners, 1982.

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