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image of Girl in White Vincent van Gogh (artist)
Dutch, 1853 - 1890
Girl in White, 1890
oil on canvas
overall: 66.7 x 45.8 cm (26 1/4 x 18 1/16 in.) framed: 96.2 x 73.7 cm (37 7/8 x 29 in.)
Chester Dale Collection
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Mme Johanna van Gogh-Bonger [1862-1925], the artist's sister-in-law, Amsterdam; sold August 1908 to (J.H. de Bois [C.M. van Gogh], The Hague); sold August 1908 to Richard Kisling [1862-1917], Zürich;[1] Mme Hedwig Glatt-Kisling, Zürich until 1929;[2] (Max Bollag, Zürich); by whom sold 1951 to Chester Dale [1882-1962], New York;[3] bequest 1963 to NGA.

[1] Walter Feilchenfeldt, Vincent van Gogh & Paul Cassirer, Berlin, Amsterdam, 1988, p. 120. Silvia Volkart, in Richard Kisling (1862-1917): Sammler, Mäzen und Kunstvermittler, Bern, 2008, p. 15, reproduces the page in Kisling's account book that documents the purchase.

[2] The Swiss dealer Max Bollag sold privately and then held a public auction of the Kisling collection on 18 November 1929. This painting was not included in the 1929 sale and remained with Bollag until it's acquisition by Dale in 1951.

[3] Date and source of acquisition according to Chester Dale papers in NGA curatorial files.

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