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Inscription

lower right: P Gauguin 90

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

Probably (Gauguin sale, Hôtel des Ventes, Paris, 18 February 1895, no. 44 or 45); acquired by (Ambroise Vollard, Paris); sold to Gustave Fayet [1865-1925], Igny, France, c. 1900.[1] Gerald Brooks [d. 1936], New York; by inheritance to Mrs. Helen Brooks; sold June 1936 to (Marie Harriman Gallery, New York);[2] her husband, The Hon. W. Averell Harriman [1891-1986]; W. Averell Harriman Foundation; gift 1972 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1901
Probably Société des Beaux-Arts de Béziers, Salle Berlioz, 15 rue Solférino, Béziers, Héralt, April - May 1901, no. 51 as Paysage de Bretagne.
1905
Ausstellung von Werken von Paul Gauguin, Grossherzogliches Museum für Kunst und Kunstgewerbe am Karlsplatz, Weimar, 7 July-15 September 1905, no. 2, as Kartoffelfeld.
1906
Salon d'Automne, Grand Palais, Paris, 1906, no. 16 as Le Champ de Pommes de terre.
1936
Paul Gauguin 1848-1903: A Retrospective Loan Exhibition for the Benefit of Les Amis de Paul Gauguin, Wildenstein & Co., New York, 1936, no. 15, repro., as The Potato Field.
1936
Paul Gauguin Exhibition of Paintings and Prints, San Francisco Museum of Art, 1936, no. 10, as The Potato Field.
1937
French Painting, Marie Harriman Gallery, New York, 1937, no. 10, as The Potato Field.
1940
Golden Gate International Exhibition, San Francisco, 1940, no. 265
1942
Modern French Painting, Skidmore College Art Gallery, New York, 1942, no. 19.
1946
A Loan Exhibition of Paul Gauguin for the Benefit of the New York Infirmary, Wildenstein & Co., New York, 1946, no. 11, repro., as Landscape, Brittany.
1953
French Painting from David to Cezanne, The Norton Gallery, West Palm Beach; The Lowe Gallery, University of Miami, Coral Gables, 1953, no. 27.
1956
Loan Exhibition - Gauguin - For the Benefit of The Citizen's Committee for Children of New York City, Inc., Wildenstein & Co., 1956, no. 19, repro., as Les Meules-Landscape.
1956
Paul Gauguin 1848-1903, The Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, 1956, no. 15, as The Hayricks (Pes [sic] Meules).
1956
Paul Gauguin, The Lowe Gallery, University of Miami, Coral Gables, March 1956, no. 11, as The Hayricks (Les Meules).
1956
Turn of the Century, Denver Art Museum, October-November 1956, no. 11, as Les Meules.
1957
Harpur College, Endicott, New York, May 1957.
1957
New York School for Social Work, March/April 1957.
1958
Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences, January/February 1958.
1961
Exhibition of the Marie and Averell Harriman Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1961, unnumbered catalogue, repro. 24.
1968
Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Their Circle: An Exhibition for the Benefit of the Episcopal Mission Society in the Diocese of New York, Christie, Manson & Woods, New York, 1968, no. 10, repro.
1970
One Hundred Years of Impressionism: A Tribute to Durand-Ruel For the Benefit of The New York University Art Collection, Wildenstein, New York, 1970, no. 73, repro., as Les Meules.
1971
The Early Work of Paul Gauguin: Genesis of An Artist, The Cincinnati Art Museum, 1971, no. 29, repro., as Brittany Landscape (Les Moules [sic] ou le Champ de Pommes de Terre).
1986
Capolavori Impressionisti dei Musei Americani, Museo e Gallerie Nazionali di Capodimonte, Naples; Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, 1986-1987, no. 19, repro.
1988
The Art of Paul Gauguin, National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Art Institute of Chicago; Grand Palais, Paris, 1988-1989, no. 107, repro.
1989
Gogen: Vzgliad iz Rossli, The State Hermitage Museum, Leningrad and the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, 1989, no. 17, repro.
1990
Französische Impressionisten und ihre Wegbereiter aus der National Gallery of Art, Washington und dem Cincinnati Art Museum, Neue Pinakothek, Munich, 1990, no. 68, repro.
1992
From El Greco to Cézanne: Masterpieces of European Painting from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and The Metroplitan Museum of Art, New York, National Gallery of Greece, Athens, 1992-1993, no. 67, repro.
1994
From Monet to Matisse: Landscape Painting in France 1874-1914, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1994, no. 228, repro.
1999
Around Impressionism: French Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1999, no cat.
1999
Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art; Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 1999, no. 58, repro.
2001
Künstlerkolonien in Europa, 'Im Zeichen der Ebene und des Himmels', Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg; Singer Museum, Laren, The Netherlands, 2001-2002, no. 364, repro. (German cat.), not in Dutch catalogue, which was museum's March 2002 bulletin.
2010
Gauguin: Maker of Myth, Tate, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2010-2011, no. 57, repro.

Bibliography

1906
Janot, Paul. "Le Salon d'automne," Gazette des Beaux-Arts 3rd period, vol XXXVI (December 1906): 467
1949
Leymarie, Jean. Gauguin: Exposition du centenaire. Exh. cat., Musées nationaux, Paris, 1949: 32, under no. 22
1950
Lewandowski, Herbert. Paul Gauguin, oder, Die Flucht vor der Zivilisation. Bern, 1950: 346.
1957
Goldwater, Robert. Paul Gauguin. New York, 1957: 98, repro.
1964
Wildenstein, Georges. Gauguin. Paris, 1964: no. 397.
1975
_European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 146, repro.
1978
King, Marian. Adventures in Art: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1978: 100, pl. 64.
1981
Sugana, Gabriele Mandel. Tout l'oeuvre peint de Gauguin. Paris, 1981: no. 228, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 524, no. 790, color repro.
1985
_European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 169, repro.
1993
Thomson, Belinda, ed. Gauguin by Himself. New York, 1993: no. 126, repro.
1995
Beaucorps, Monique de. Le Voyage des peintres en Bretagne. PAris, 1995:38, repro.
1999
Kropmanns, Peter. "The Gauguin Exhibition in Weimar," The Burlington Magazine 141 (January 1999):24-31.
2001
_Gauguin's Nirvana: Painters at Le Pouldu 1889-1890. Exh. cat. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, 2001:22, repro.

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