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The Plain of La Crau

Artwork:
The Plain of La Crau
Size:
Sheet: 30 x 47 cm
Medium :
Reed pen and graphite on paper
Creation Year:
1888
Marks
Indistinctly signed 'Vincent' (lower left), indistinctly inscribed 'Vue prise a Montmajour' (lower right)
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Theo van Gogh, Paris (the seven drawings of the first Montmajour series were mailed to Theo by the artist on 26 May 1888); Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, Amsterdam, by descent from the above; Paul Cassirer, Berlin, by whom acquired from the above in November 1907; Alfred Walter von Heymel, Munich, by 1914; August Heye, Bremen; Fritz Nathan, Zurich; Sale, Gutekunst & Klipstein, Bern, 24 November 1955, lot 11; J.B. Neumann, New York, by whom acquired at the above sale; Richard Feigen Gallery, New York; Harold Hecht - Gloria Hecht Desser, United States, by whom acquired from the above circa 1955; Duffy Hecht, by descent from the above, 1985; Acquired by the present owner in 2013
Exhibition History :
Leiden, Stedelijk Museum 'De Lakenhat', April 1893, no. 142; Groningen, Groningsch Museum, March - April 1897, no. 142; Berlin, Paul Cassirers Kunst-Verlag, Katalog der Vierzehneten Ausstellung der Berliner Secession, Zeichnende Kunste, December 1907, no. 122; Munich, Moderne Kunsthandlung, 1908, no. 88; Dresden, Emil Richter Gallery, Vincent van Gogh: Paul Cezanne, April - May 1908, no. 92; Berlin, Paul Cassirer Gallery, Vincent van Gogh 1853-1890, May - June 1914, no. 102; Otterlo, Rijksmuseum, Vincent van Gogh: drawings, paintings, March - July 1990, pp. 221-222, 227; this exhibition later travelled to Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum

Christie's London

Date:
2014-06-24
Lot Number :
19
Low Estimate :
$680,900
High Estimate :
$1,021,400
Hammer Price :
Not sold

Auctionata Berlin

Date:
2013-11-29
Lot Number :
30
Low Estimate :
$391,400[+11%]*
High Estimate :
$489,200[-11%]*
Hammer Price :
$434,900*