VINCENT VAN GOGH (1853-1890)
VINCENT VAN GOGH (1853-1890)
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VINCENT VAN GOGH (1853-1890)

Knotberken

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VINCENT VAN GOGH (1853-1890)
Knotberken
oil on canvas laid down on panel
16 7/8 x 23 in. (42.8 x 58.6 cm.)
Painted in Nuenen in May 1884
Provenance
Anna Carbentus van Gogh-Carbentus, Nuenen and Breda (mother of the artist; probably gift from the artist sometime between November 1885 and February 1886).
Janus Schrauwen, Breda (gift from the above, 1889).
Jan C. Couvreur, Breda (acquired from the above, 14 August 1902).
Kees Mouwen Jr. and Willem van Bakel, Breda (acquired from the above, 1902-1903).
Jacobus Anthonie Fruin, Rotterdam (by 1927).
Willem Moll, The Hague (probably by descent from the above).
Willem Brinkman, Schipluiden.
Private collection, Paris (acquired from the above).
Ernest Gutzwiller, Paris and Basel, then by descent; sale, Sotheby’s, London, 24 June 1996, lot 12.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
Wereldkroniek, 7 November 1903, p. 498 (illustrated).
Zondagsblad v/h Dagblad van Zuid-Holland en’s Gravenhage, 8 November 1903 (illustrated).
Rotterdam Nieuwsblad, 16 November 1903.
J.B. de la Faille, L’oeuvre de Vincent van Gogh, Paris, 1928, vol. I, p. 20, no. 31 (illustrated, vol. II, pl. VI).
W.F. Douwes, Vincent van Gogh, Amsterdam, 1930 (illustrated, pl. 33).
W. van Beselaere, Der Hollandsche periode (1880-85) in het Werk van Vincent van Gogh, Amsterdam, 1937, pp. 282 and 414 (dated April-May 1884).
J.B. de la Faille, Vincent van Gogh, London, 1939, p. 57, no. F. 31 (illustrated, no. 38; titled Pollard Beeches).
V.W. van Gogh, ed., The Complete Letters of Vincent van Gogh, London, 1958, vol. II, pp. 288-290, letter 367.
P. Lecaldano, L'opera pittorica completa di Van Gogh, Milan, 1966, p. 94, no. 41 (illustrated, p. 95).
J.B. de la Faille, The Works of Vincent van Gogh: His Paintings and Drawings, Amsterdam, 1970, p. 52, no. F. 31 (illustrated, p. 53).
J. Hulsker, The Complete Van Gogh, Paintings, Drawings, Sketches, New York, 1977, p. 112, no. 477 (illustrated; dated April-May 1884).
I. Walther and R. Metzger, Vincent van Gogh: The Complete Paintings, Oldenberg, 1990, vol. I, p. 40 (illustrated; dated April 1884).
J. Hulsker, The New Complete Van Gogh, Paintings, Drawings, Sketches, Amsterdam, 1996, p. 112, no. 477 (illustrated; dated circa 30 April 1884).
M. Op de Coul, "In search of Van Gogh’s Nuenen studio, the Oldenzeel exhibitions of 1903" in Van Gogh Museum Journal, Amsterdam, 2002, p. 116, no. 47 (titled Landscape with trees).
L. Jansen, H. Luijten and N. Bakker, eds., Vincent van Gogh: The Letters, The Complete Illustrated and Annotated Edition, Amsterdam, 2009, vol. 4, pp. 147-148, letter 445 (illustrated in color, p. 147).
Exhibited
Rotterdam, Kunstzalen Oldenzeel, Vincent van Gogh, November-December 1903, no. 47 (titled Landschap met boomen).
Rotterdam, Museum Boymans, Kersttentoonstelling, December 1927-January 1928, p. 25, no. 21 (titled Knotwilgen).

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