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Provenance

Otto Wacker, Berlin; acquired by (Joseph Stransky, New York);[1] sold May 1928 to Chester Dale [1882-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1928
Loan Exhibition of Modern French Art from the Chester Dale Collection for the Benefit of the French Hospital of New York, Wildenstein Galleries, New York, 1928, no. 15.
1929
Vincent van Gogh, Vereeniging voor der Kunst, Utrecht, 1929.
Bibliography
1928
Bie, Oscar. "Letter from Berlin." Apollo 7 (1928):85, repro.
1928
Faille, J.-B. de la. L'Oeuvre de Vincent Van Gogh, catalogue raisonné. 4 vols. Paris and Brussels, 1928: 1:no. 523; 2:repro.
1928
Meier-Graefe, Julius. "Vincent van Gogh, der Zeichner." Berlin, 1928:frontispiece.
1929
Dale, Maud. Before Manet to Modigliani from the Chester Dale Collection. New York, 1929: no. 66, repro., as Self-Portrait by Vincent van Gogh.
1929
"Dale van Gogh traced by Letters." Art News (13 April 1929): 1+.
1929
Glaser, Curt. "Die van Gogh-Affäre." Kunst und Künstler 27 (1929): 131-136, repro.
1929
Scherjon, W. De Zelfportretten van Vinvent van Gogh Uit St. Remy. Utrecht, 1929:12-13, repro.
1930
Faille, J.-B. de la. Les Faux Van Gogh. Paris and Brussels, 1930: 6.
1932
Veth, Cornelis. Falsche Expdertisen?- Falsche Experten!. Berlin, 1932: 35, 37-39, repro. frontispiece and appendix.
1934
Craven, Thomas. Modern Art. New York, 1934:repro. opposite p. 91.
1937
Scherjon, W. and Jos de Gruyter. Vincent van Gogh's Great Period: Arles, St. Rémy and Auvers sur Oise (Complete Catalogue). Amsterdam, 1937:231, repro.
1942
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 77, repro., as by van Gogh.
1944
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Masterpieces of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1944: 180, color repro., as by van Gogh.
1944
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1944: 77, repro., as Self-Portrait by van Gogh.
1944
Jewell, Edward Alden. French Impressionists and their Contemporaries Represented in American Collections. New York, 1944: repro. 169.
1953
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 87, repro., as by van Gogh.
1954
Bromig-Kolleritz, Katharina. "Die Selbstbildnisse Vincent van Gogh." Ph.D. dissertation, Ludwig0Maximilians-Universität, Munich, 1954.
1963
Erpel, Fritz. Die Selbstbildnisse Vincent van Goghs. Berlin, 1963: no. 42, repro.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 128, repro., as by van Gogh.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 60, as by van Gogh.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 51, repro., as by van Gogh.
1969
Erpel, Fritz. Van Gogh and the Self-Portraits. Greenwich, CT, 1969: 64, no. 40.
1970
Faille 1970, p. 592, no. 523 (rejected work).
1971
Lecaldano, Paolo. L'opera pittorica completa di Van Gogh e i suoi nessi grafici. 2 vols. Milan, 1971: I: no. 464A.
1973
Pickvance, Ronald. "The new de la Faille." The Burlington Magazine 115 (March 1973):117
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 156, repro., as by van Gogh.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 181, repro.
1987
Haywood, Ian. Faking It: Art and the Politics of Forgery. Brighton, 1987:112-113.
1989
Feilchenfeldt, Walter. "Van Gogh fakes: the Wacker affair, with an illustrated catalogue of the forgeries." Simiolus [Netherlands quarterly for the history of art] 19: no. 4 (1989): 304, repro.
2002
Koldehoff, Stefan. "The Wacker Forgeries: a catalogue." The Van Gogh Museum Journal, 2002:139+, repro.
2015
Koldehoff, Stefan. Ich und Van Gogh: Bilder, Sammler und ihre abenteuerlichen Geschichten. Berlin, 2015: 67-69, color repro. 67.