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Le champ de coquelicots

Artwork:
Le champ de coquelicots
Size:
49.5 x 64.8 cm
Medium :
Brown ink and charcoal on paper
Creation Year:
1889
Category :
Drawing
Artwork Details :
Executed at Saint-Remy between 25th June to 2nd July 1889
Provenance :
Theo van Gogh, Paris (acquired from the artist on 2nd July 1889); Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, Amsterdam (acquired from the above); Henry van de Velde, Wassenaar/The Hague (acquired from the above in 1894); Fritz Wolff, Munich (1911); C.M. van Gogh Art Gallery, Amsterdam ( acquired circa 1919-20); Caspari Art Gallery, Munich; Julius W. Bohler, Lucerne. Paul Cassirer Art Gallery, Berlin (acquired by 1929-35); Delbruck, Schickler & Co. Bankers, Berlin (on consignment from the above); Sale: Paul Graupe, Berlin, 27th May 1935, lot 69 (as the property of the Bank 'D. Sch. Berlin', but on consignment from the Paul Cassirer Art Gallery, who received the full proceeds of the sale); Wildenstein & Co., New York (purchased from the above sale); Otto Gerson (trading as French Art Galleries and later as Fine Arts Associates), New York (acquired from the above in November 1939); Ralph H. Booth, Detroit; William D. Vogel, Milwaukee (acquired by 1955); Richard S. Davis, Wayzata, Minnesota (1957); Myrtil Frank, New York; Fritz Nathan, Zurich; Mr & Mrs Mark C. Steinberg, St. Louis, Missouri (1970); Lefevre Gallery (Alex Reid & Lefevre), London; Acquired from the above by the present owners in 1981
Exhibition History :
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Vincent van Gogh, 1905, no. 389; Berlin, Paul Cassirer Art Gallery, Ein Jahrhundert Franzosischer Zeichnungen, 1929-30, no. 66; Bern, Kunsthalle, Franzosische Meister des 19. Jahrhunderts und van Gogh, 1934, no. 63; New York, Wildenstein & Co., Vincent van Gogh, 1955, no. 103; Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Institute, An Inaugural Exhibition, 1957, no. 74; London, The Lefevre Gallery, Important 19th and 20th Century Paintings, 1980, no. 19; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Van Gogh in Saint-Remy and Auvers, 1986-87, no. 16, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Otterlo, Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Vincent van Gogh, Drawings, 1990, no. 227, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Princeton, The Art Museum, Princeton University, In Celebration: Works of Art from The Collections of Princeton Alumni and Friends of the Art Museum, 1997, no. 203; Bremen, Kunsthalle, Van Gogh: Felder. Das Mohnfeld und der Kunstlerstreit, 2002-03, no. 19, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Sotheby's London

Date:
2007-02-05
Lot Number :
29
Low Estimate :
$786,600[-12%]*
High Estimate :
$1,180,000[-42%]*
Hammer Price :
$688,300*