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Hoofd van een visser, driekwart naar rechts gekeerd (Head of a Fisherman, Turned Three-Quarters to the Right) by Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh

Hoofd van een visser, driekwart naar rechts gekeerd (Head of a Fisherman, Turned Three-Quarters to the Right), 1883

pencil and black lithographic crayon on paper
44.1 x 27.9 cm (17.38 x 11 in)
Works on Paper

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Nov 14, 2023
Hoofd van een visser, driekwart naar rechts gekeerd (Head of a Fisherman, Turned Three-Quarters to the Right)Sotheby'sNew YorkModern Day Auction382
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Artwork description

Category
Works on Paper
Dimensions
44.1 x 27.9 cm (17.38 x 11 in)
Materials
pencil and black lithographic crayon on paper
Provenance
Hendricus Peter Bremmer, The Hague (until 1956) Private Collection, The Hague (acquired by descent from the above) E.J. van Wisselingh & Co., Amsterdam The Norton Simon Foundation, Pasadena Sotheby-Parke-Bernet, Inc., New York, 2 May 1973, lot 30 (consigned by the above) Stanford Z. Rothschild, Jr., Baltimore (acquired from the above) Rothschild Art Foundation (acquired as a gift from the above) Christie"s, New York, 14 November 2017, lot 118 (consigned by the above) M.S. Rau Antiques, New Orleans (acquired from the above) Acquired from the above in May 2018 by the present owner
Exhibited
London, The Lefevre Gallery (Alex. Reid & Lefevre, Ltd.), XIX and XX Century French Paintings and Drawings, 1963, no. 39, pp. 34 and 36, illustrated
Literature
Hendricus Peter Bremmer, ed., Moderne Kunstwerken, 1907, no. 4, illustrated on the cover Walther Vanbeselaere, De Hollandsche Periode (1880-1885) in het Werk van Vincent van Gogh, Antwerp 1937, pp. 101, 200 and 409, no. 1012. Vincent van Gogh and Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, eds., The Complete Letters of Vincent van Gogh, London 1958, vol. I, letter nos. 261 and 267, pp. 527-28 and 542-44 Vincent van Gogh and Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, eds., The Complete Letters of Vincent van Gogh, London 1958, vol. III, letter no. R22, pp. 354-55 Jacob-Baart de la Faille, The Works of Vincent van Gogh, His Paintings and Drawings, New York 1970, no. F 1012, p. 374, illustrated Jan Hulsker, The Complete Van Gogh, Paintings, Drawings, Sketches, New York 1977, no. 308, p. 76, illustrated p. 77 Jacob-Baart de la Faille, Vincent Van Gogh, The Complete Works on Paper, Catalogue Raisonné , San Francisco 1992, vol. I, no. 1012, p. 261; vol. II, no. 1012, pl. XLVII, illustrated Liesbeth Heenk, Vincent van Gogh"s drawings. An analysis of their production and uses , Doctoral dissertation, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 1995, p. 74 Jan Hulsker, The New Complete Van Gogh, Paintings, Drawings, Sketches, Amsterdam 1996, no. 308, p. 76, illustrated, p. 77 Leo Jansen, Hans Luijten and Nienke Bakker, eds., Vincent van Gogh, The Letters. The Complete Illustrated and Annotated Edition, London 2009, 6 vols., nos. 301 and 302, www.vangoghletters.org (accessed 3 October 2023)
Description
Property from an Important New York Collection Vincent van Gogh 1853 - 1890 Hoofd van een visser, driekwart naar rechts gekeerd (Head of a Fisherman, Turned Three-Quarters to the Right) pencil and black lithographic crayon on paper 17⅜ by 11 in. 44.1 by 27.9 cm. Executed in The Hague in January-February 1883. The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam.

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