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Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890)
Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890)
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VINCENT VAN GOGH (1853-1890)

Cabanes de bois parmi les oliviers et cyprès

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VINCENT VAN GOGH (1853-1890)
Cabanes de bois parmi les oliviers et cyprès
oil on canvas
17 7/8 x 23 ¾ in. (45.5 x 60.3 cm.)
Painted in Saint-Rémy in October 1889
Provenance
Theo van Gogh, Paris (acquired from the artist).
Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, Paris (by descent from the above).
Paul Cassirer, Berlin (acquired from the above, June 1910).
Dr. Thust, Berlin (acquired from the above, until at least 1914).
Marius de Zayas, New York; sale, The Anderson Galleries, New York, 23 March 1923, lot 84.
Georges Bernheim, Paris.
Georges Renand, Paris (1925, until at least 1950).
Private collection, Paris.
Private collection, Brussels (1953).
Wildenstein & Co. Inc., New York (acquired from the above, 1981).
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 11 February 1982.
Literature
"'St. John the Baptist' Leads Auction of the de Zayas Collection" in The New York Times, 24 March 1923.
J.-B. de la Faille, L'oeuvre de Vincent van Gogh: Catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1928, vol. I, pp. 175-176, no. 623 (illustrated, vol. II, pl. CLXXII; dated July-August 1889).
W. Scherjon and J. de Gruyter, Vincent van Gogh's Great Period: Arles, St. Rémy and Auvers sur Oise (Complete Catalogue), Amsterdam, 1937, p. 353, no. 178 (illustrated).
J.-B. de la Faille, Vincent van Gogh, Paris, 1939, p. 428, no. 620/F. 623 (illustrated; titled Wooden Sheds).
L. Hautecoeur, Van Gogh, Geneva, 1946, p. 89 (illustrated in color; titled Les Oliviers).
P. Gachet, Vincent van Gogh aux "Indépendants," Paris, 1953, no. 2951.
J.-B. de la Faille, The Works of Vincent van Gogh: His Paintings and Drawings, Amsterdam, 1970, p. 249, no. F 623 (illustrated; dated August 1889).
P. Lecaldano, L'opera pittorica completa di Van Gogh e i suoi nessi grafici, Milan, 1971, vol. II, p. 221, no. 679 (illustrated, p. 220; dated August 1889).
J. Hulsker, The Complete Van Gogh: Paintings, Drawings, Sketches, Amsterdam, 1977, p. 431, no. 1873 (illustrated).
W. Feilchenfeldt, Vincent van Gogh & Paul Cassirer, Berlin: The Reception of Van Gogh in Germany from 1901 to 1914, Zwolle, 1988, pp. 107-108, no. F 623 (illustrated, p. 107).
I.F. Walther and R. Metzger, Vincent van Gogh: The Complete Paintings, Cologne, 1993, vol. II, p. 602 (illustrated in color; dated December 1889).
J. Hulsker, The New Complete Van Gogh: Paintings, Drawings, Sketches, Amsterdam, 1996, p. 430, no. 1873 (illustrated, p. 431; dated December 1889).
C. Stolwijk and H. Veenenbos, The Account Book of Theo van Gogh and Jo van Gogh-Bonger, Amsterdam, 2002, pp. 53, 129, 150, 163 and 181 (illustrated, p. 181).
B. Echte and W. Feilchenfeldt, eds., Kunstsalon Paul Cassirer. Die Ausstellungen 1901-1905, "Man steht da und staunt“, Wädenswiel, 2011, vol. 2, pp. 706 and 708.
W. Feilchenfeldt, Vincent van Gogh: The Years in France, Complete Paintings 1886-1890, Dealers, Collectors, Exhibitions, Provenance, London, 2013, pp. 219 and 284 (illustrated in color).
B. Echte and W. Feilchenfeldt, eds., Kunstsalon Paul Cassirer. Die Ausstellungen 1910-1912, "Verheißung und Erfüllung zugleich“, Wädenswiel, 2016, vol. 5, p. 151 (illustrated, p. 110).
B. Echte and W. Feilchenfeldt, eds., Kunstsalon Paul Cassirer. Die Ausstellungen 1912-1914, "Eine neue Klassik“, Wädenswiel, 2016, vol. 6, p. 776 (illustrated, p. 773).
Exhibited
Berlin, Paul Cassirer, VII. Jahrgang, Frühjahr, VII. Ausstellung, April-June 1905, no. 19 (titled Landschaft in der Provence).
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Vincent van Gogh, July-August 1905, p. 23, no. 111 (titled Boerenwoning in Provence).
Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Cent tableaux de Vincent van Gogh, January 1908, no. 79 (titled Oliviers).
Munich, Moderne Kunsthandlung and Dresden, Galerie Emil Richter, Vincent van Gogh, April-May 1908, no. 56 (titled Felsen und Olbäume).
Frankfurt, Kunstverein, Vincent van Gogh, June 1908, no. 66 (titled Felsen und Olbäume).
Künstlerhaus Zürich, VI. Serie: Vincent van Gogh, Cuno Amiet, Hans Emmenegger, Giovanni Giacometti, July 1908, p. 6, no. 33 (titled Oliven auf dem Felsen).
Munich, Kunsthaus Brakl, Goethestrasse 64: Vincent van Gogh, October-December 1909, no. 45 (titled Landschaft in der Provence).
Berlin, Paul Cassirer, XIII. Jahrgang, III. Ausstellung, October-November 1910, no. 17 (titled Bauernhaus bei Auvers).
Berlin, Paul Cassirer, Victoriastrasse 35: Vincent van Gogh, Zehnte Ausstellung, May-June 1914, no. 142 (titled Bauernhaus bei Auvers).
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Loan Exhibition of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings, May-September 1921, p. 27, no. 125 (illustrated; titled Farm House-Auvers and dated 1890).
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (on loan, October 1921-January 1922).
Paris, Galerie d'Art Marcel Bernheim, Exposition rétrospective Van Gogh, January 1925, no. 40.
Paris, Grand Palais des Champs-Elysées, Trente ans d'art indépendant, 1884-1914: Exposition rétrospective des oeuvres des Membres inscrits au cours des trente premières expositions de la Société, February-March 1926, p. 191, no. 2951 (titled Paysage).
London, Royal Academy of Arts, An Exhibition of Landscape in French Art 1500-1900, December 1949-March 1950, no. 282 (illustrated, fig. 61; titled The Cottages).
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Mons, Van Gogh en Belgique, October-November 1980, pp. 90-91, no. 42 (illustrated in color, p. 52; illustrated again, p. 91; dated August 1889).
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Please note that this painting has been requested by the Detroit Institute of Art for its exhibition Van Gogh in America, which will be shown October 2, 2022-January 22, 2023, and by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York for its exhibition Van Gogh Cypresses, which will be shown May 15-August 27, 2023.

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