Artist: Vincent van Gogh
Artwork: Paysan Brulant De Mauvaises Herbes
Size: 30.5 x 39.7 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas laid down on panel
Creation year: 1883
Artwork details : Painted in Drenthe in October 1883.
Provenance: Anna C. van Gogh-Carbentus, Nuenen & Breda, The Netherlands (the mother of the artist); Janus Schrauwen, Breda, The Netherlands (placed in storage by the previous in 1889);Jan. C. Couvreur, Breda, The Netherlands (acquired from the previous on August 14, 1902);Kees Mouwen, Jr. & Willem van Bakel, Breda, The Netherlands (acquired from the previous circa 1902-03);C. Mouwen, Breda, The Netherlands (and sold: Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, May 3, 1904, lot 12);Kunsthandel Buffa, Amsterdam (acquired at the previous sale);Herman Gorter, Bussum, The Netherlands (acquired in 1905);Kunstzaal d'Audretsch, The Hague (acquired in 1927);D.G. van Beuningen, Vierhouten, The Netherlands (acquired in 1928); With Jacques Goudstikker, Amsterdam; Looted by the Nazi authorities, July 1940; Sale: Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, October 8 & 9, 1940, lot 13; H.E. d'Audretsch, Amerongen, The Netherlands; Tjeerd Bendien, Almelo, Netherlands (acquired in 1941); Bouke Bendien, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico (by descent from the above and sold: Christie's, New York, May 12, 1987, lot 22); Private Collection, New York (and sold: Christie's, New York, November 15, 1989, lot 360); Private Collection (acquired at the above sale); Restituted to the heir of Jacques Goudstikker in 2019
Exhibition history: Amsterdam, Municipal Museum, Tentoonstelling van schilderijen en teekeningen door Vincent van Gogh, 1905, no. 4; Amsterdam, E.J. van Wisselingh & Co., Vincent van Gogh, Quelques oeuvres de l'epoque 1881-1886, 1956, no. 10; Otterlo, Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, 1970-83 (on loan); Ponce, Puerto Rico, Museo de Arte de Ponce, 1983-87 (on loan)