People Sitting On A Bench In Bezuidenhout, The Hague
Artwork: People Sitting On A Bench In Bezuidenhout, The Hague
Size: 27.3 x 38.1 cm
Medium: Watercolor heightened with gouache on paper
Creation year: 1882
Marks: Signed Vincent (lower left)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed in The Hague in September 1882
Provenance: (probably) Anna Cornelia van Gogh-Carbentus, Nuenen/Breda (mother of the artist); Janus Schrauwen, Breda (acquired from the previous in 1888); Jan C. Couvreur, Breda (acquired from the previous on August 14, 1902); Kees Mouwen Jr. & Willem van Bakel, Breda (acquired from the previous in 1902-03); Sebald Rudolf Steinmetz, Amsterdam; R. Th. Steinmetz, Ellecom, Netherlands (by descent from the previous); R. Steinmetz, The Hague (by descent from the previous by 1969); Private Collection, Germany (by descent from the previous and sold: Sotheby's Parke Bernet, London, June 30, 1976, lot 95); Private Collection, New York (acquired at the previous sale); Thence by descent to the present owner
Exhibition history: Rotterdam, Kunstzalen, Oldenzeel, Vincent Van Gogh, 1903, no. 70; Rotterdam, Kunstzalen, Oldenzeel, Vincent Van Gogh, 1904, no. 49; Amsterdam, Kunsthandel E. J. Van Wisselingh, Vincent Van Gogh: Quelques Oeuvres de l'Epoque 1881-86, provenant de collections particulieres neerlandaises, 1956, no. 5 (titled Pecheurs de Scheveningue assis sur un banc); Amsterdam, Kunsthandel E. J. Van Wisselingh, Vincent Van Gogh: aquarelles et dessins de l'epoque 1881-85 provenant de collections particulieres neerlandaises, 1961, no. 15, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Pecheurs de Schevinggue assis sur un banc)

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2017-05-16
Lot Number: 46