Le Moissonneur (D'Apres Millet)
Artwork: Le Moissonneur (D'Apres Millet)
Size: 43.3 x 24.3 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1889
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in Saint-Remy in 1889
Provenance: Johanna van Gogh-Bonger (the artist’s sister-in-law), Amsterdam; Paul Cassirer, Berlin, by whom acquired from the previous in June 1910; Anton G. Kroller & Helene Kroller-Muller, The Hague, by whom acquired in 1910; Paul Cassirer, Berlin, to whom returned by the previous in 1913; Ed. Rothermund, Dresden, by whom acquired from the previous; Dr Georg S. Hirschland, Werden an der Ruhr, by whom acquired from the previous; 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 previous sale; sale, Sotheby’s, London, 27 June 1995, lot 11; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: 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, Musee d'Orsay,Millet, Van Gogh, September 1998 - January 1999, no. 57 (illustrated)

Christie's London

Date: 2017-06-27
Lot Number: 6