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Vincent Van Gogh

The "Laakmolen" Near The Hague

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Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh

The "Laakmolen" Near The Hague

The "Laakmolen" Near The Hague

Estimate:

2,000,000

to
- 3,000,000 USD

Lot sold:

2,500,500

USD

Property from a Distinguished Collection

Vincent Van Gogh

1853 - 1890

The "Laakmolen" Near The Hague


Gouache, watercolor, charcoal and pen and ink on paper

14¾ by 22 in.

37.5 by 56 cm

Executed on July 10-15, 1882. 


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

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Kunstzalen Oldenzeel, Rotterdam

F.W.R. Wentges, The Hague (acquired by 1909)

Mrs. M.A.R. van der Leeuw-Wentges, The Hague (acquired by 1930)

Private Collection (by descent from the above and until 1984)

Private Collection, Europe (sold: Sotheby’s, New York, May 15, 1984, lot 24)

Eastlake Gallery Inc., New York

Private Collection, New York

Private Collection, United States (acquired in 2012)

Private Collection, United States (acquired in 2014 and sold: Christie's, London, June 23, 2015, lot 14)

Acquired at the above sale

M.J. Brusse, "Van Gogh als Buchhandlungsgehilfe" in Kunst und Künstler, Berlin, 1914, vol. 12, no. 11, illustrated p. 590 (titled Holländische Mühle

Jacob-Baart de la Faille, L'Oeuvre de Vincent van Gogh, vol. III, Brussels, 1928, no. 844, catalogued p. 6; vol. IV, illustrated pl. V (titled Le Moulin and dated 1881)

Walther Vanbeselaere, De hollandsche periode (1880-1885) in het werk van Vincent van Gogh, 1937, no. 844, pp. 52, 59, 126 & 407 (titled Molen and dated 1881)

Jacob-Baart de la Faille, The Works of Vincent van Gogh, His Paintings and Drawings, Amsterdam, 1970, no. 844, illustrated n.p.

Jan Hulsker, The Complete van Gogh: Paintings, Drawings, Sketches, Amsterdam, 1977, no. 59, illustrated p. 24 (titled Bottom Part of Windmill)

Van Gogh en Den Haag (exhibition catalogue), Haags Historisch Museum, The Hague, 1990, illustrated in color p. 34 

Jan Hulsker, The New Complete Van Gogh: Paintings, Drawings, Sketches, Amsterdam, 1996, no. 59, illustrated p. 43 (titled Lower Part of the Windmill De Laakmolen)

Amsterdam, E.J. van Wisselingh & Co., Vincent van Gogh: Aquarelles & Dessins de l’époque 1881-85, Provenant de Collections Particulières Néerlandaises, 1961, no. 1, illustrated