VINCENT VAN GOGH | FLEURS DANS UN VERRE
Property from an International Private Collection
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VINCENT VAN GOGH | FLEURS DANS UN VERRE

Estimate: 14,000,000 - 18,000,000 USD
Property from an International Private Collection

VINCENT VAN GOGH | FLEURS DANS UN VERRE

Estimate: 14,000,000 - 18,000,000 USD
Lot sold:16,007,300USD

Description

Property from an International Private Collection

VINCENT VAN GOGH

1853 - 1890

FLEURS DANS UN VERRE


Oil on canvas

16¼ by 13⅛ in.

41.3 by 33.3 cm

Painted in 1890. 


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam.

Condition report

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Provenance

Ambroise Vollard, Paris

Le Peau de l’Ours, Paris (acquired from the above in 1908 and sold: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, Association ‘Peau de l’Ours’, March 2, 1914, lot 29)

Galerie E. Druet, Paris 

Denys Cochin, Paris (acquired in 1914)

(probably) Elisabeth de la Tour d’Auvergne (née Elisabeth Bertier de Wagram), Paris 

Knoedler & Co., London & Alex. Reid & Lefevre, London (acquired from the above in 1929)

The Lefevre Gallery (Alex. Reid & Lefevre), London (acquired in full from M. Knoedler & Co. in October 1929) 

Mrs. Barbara Harrison Wescott, Rambouillet (acquired from the above on August 16, 1929)

Alfred Lindon (formerly Lindenbaum), Paris 

Seized from the above by the ERR, July 12, 1941 and taken to the ERR depot at the Jeu de Paume, Paris 

Transferred to Walter Andres Hofer from Neu Schwanstein depot, July 12, 1941 

Exchanged by Hermann Goering with the Galerie Fischer, Lucerne, October 20, 1942

Recovered by the Monuments Men from the Galerie Fischer Lucerne 1946

Restituted to Jacques Lindon, New York (the heir of Alfred Lindon) 

Sylvester Welch Labrot, Jr., Hobe Sound, Florida 

Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York (on consignment from the estate of the above by June 1962) 

The Reader’s Digest Collection (Lila Acheson Wallace), Pleasantville (acquired from the above on August 23, 1963 and sold: Sotheby’s, New York, May 13, 1998, lot 9)

Private Collection, United States (and sold: Sotheby’s, New York, May 10, 2000, lot 21)

Acquired at the above sale

Literature

Jacob-Baart de la Faille, L’Oeuvre de Vincent van Gogh, Catalogue raisonné, vol. I, Paris, 1928, no. 589, catalogued p. 166; vol. II, no. 589, illustrated pl. CLXII

Willem Scherjon & Jos de Gruyter, Vincent van Gogh’s Great Period: Arles, St. Rémy and Auvers-sur-Oise, Amsterdam, 1937, no. 189, illustrated p. 195

Jacob-Baart de la Faille, Vincent van Gogh, Paris, 1939, no. F. 589, illustrated pl. 601 (dated 1888)

Jacob-Baart de la Faille, The Works of Vincent van Gogh: His Paintings and Drawings, London, 1970, no. 589, illustrated p. 308

Paolo Lecaldano, Tout l’oeuvre peint de Van Gogh, vol. II, Paris, 1971, no. 829, illustrated p. 228

Jacques Lassaigne, Vincent van Gogh, Milan, 1974, illustrated p. 82

Jan Hulsker, The Complete Van Gogh. Paintings, Drawings, Sketches, New York, 1980, no. 2033, illustrated p. 466

Alain Mothe, Vincent van Gogh à Auvers-sur-Oise, Paris, 1987, illustrated in color p. 174

Ingo Walther & Rainer Metzger, Vincent Van Gogh. The Complete Paintings, vol. II, Cologne, 1990, illustrated p. 660

Giovanni Testori & Luisa Arrigoni, Van Gogh Catalogo Completo, Florence, 1990, no. 820, illustrated p. 377

Paul Gachet, Les 70 jours de van Gogh à Auvers, Saint-Ouen-l’Aumône, 1994, illustrated in color p. XXIV

Jan Hulsker, The New Complete Van Gogh. Paintings, Drawings, Sketches, Amsterdam & Philadelphia, 1996, no. 2033, illustrated p. 466

Ingo F. Walther & Rainer Metzger, Vincent Van Gogh. The Complete Paintings, Cologne, 2001, illustrated in color p. 660 (titled Still Life: Glass with Wild Flowers)

Walter Feilchenfeldt, Vincent van Gogh. The Years in France, Complete Paintings 1886-1890, London, 2013, illustrated in color p. 250

Exhibited

London, Arthur Tooth & Sons, Contrasts and Affinities, 1939, no. 23 

Tokyo, Palaceside Building, Forty Paintings from the Reader’s Digest Collection, 1966

New York, Wildenstein & Co., Inc. (& traveling), Selections from the Reader’s Digest Collection, 1985-86

Auckland, Auckland City Art Gallery, The Reader’s Digest Collection. Manet to Picasso, 1989

Portland, Portland Art Museum (on loan 1998)