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image of Roses Vincent van Gogh (artist)
Dutch, 1853 - 1890
Roses, 1890
oil on canvas
overall: 71 x 90 cm (27 15/16 x 35 7/16 in.)
Gift of Pamela Harriman in memory of W. Averell Harriman
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From the Tour: Vincent van Gogh
Object 5 of 7


Paul Gallimard [1850-1929], Paris, 1905.[1] In the private collection of Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, from at least 1917;[2] sold 1929 to (Alex Reid & Lefèvre, London); [3] half share with (M. Knoedler & Co., New York; sold January 1930 to W. Averell Harriman;[4] Mr. and Mrs. W. Averell Harriman, New York; gift 1991 to NGA.

[1] According to J.B. de la Faille, The Works of Vincent van Gogh, rev. ed., Amsterdam, 1970, no. F681. The painting is not described in Louis Vauxcelles, "Collection M.P. Gallimard," Les Arts (September 1908): 1-32.

[2] Lent by Bernheim-Jeune to a 1917 exhibition in Zurich.

[3] Letter dated 7 February 1929 from Reid & Lefèvre to Bernheim-Jeune (Lefèvre archives, Hyman Kreitman Research Centre, Tate Britain, TGA 2002/11, Box 228). Exhibited at Alex Reid & Lefevre in Glasgow in 1929 as from a great private collection.

[4] Knoedler stockbook no. 8, p.75, and sales book no. 13, M. Knoedler & Co. records, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (copy NGA curatorial files).

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