Provenance

H.P. Bremmer, The Hague, the Netherlands; by descent in Bremmer family; (E.J. van Wisselingh & Co., Amsterdam); Mrs. J.G. ter Kuile-ter Kuile, Switzerland (sold Houston, Christie, Manson & Woods [New York], April 6, 1970, no. 61); Armand Hammer Collection, 1970; gift to NGA, 1991.

Exhibition History
1961
Vincent van Gogh, Aquarelles et Dessins de l'Epoque 1881-1885, provenant de collections particulières néerlandaises, Amsterdam, E.J. van Wisselingh & Co., 1961, no. 19.
1970
Exhibited with the Armand Hammer collection from 1970, starting with Smithsonian Institution, Washington; except Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, 1971.
1983
Remained on long term loan to LACMA following exhibition there in 1983.
1985
Exhibited with Armand Hammer collection again from 1985, beginning with Albuquerque Museum; except Birmingham Museum of Art, 1985; Norton Gallery and School of Art, West Palm Beach, 1985; and Palm Springs Desert Museum, 1986.
Bibliography
1927
The Letters of Vincent van Gogh to His Brother, 1872-1886, London, Boston and New York, 1927, vol. 1, pp. 530-33; Letter 235, pp. 533-35, Letter 236, pp. 539-43, Letter 238.
1928
Faille, J.-B. de la. L'Oeuvre de Vincent van Gogh, catalogue raisonné. 4 vols. Paris and Brussels, 1928: 3:no. 969; 4:pl. 37.
1937
Dr. Walther Vanbeselaere, De Hollandsche Periode (1880-1885) in Het Werk van Vincent van Gogh, Antwerp, 1937, pp. 88, 91, 170, 190, 409.
1937
Letters to an Artist: From Vincent van Gogh to Anton Ridder van Rappard, 1881-1885. Translated by Rela van Messel, Introduction by Walter Pach, New York, 1937: 48.
1958
Gogh, Vincent van. The Complete Letters of Vincent van Gogh. Edited by Johanna van Gogh-Bonger. 3 vols. London, 1958: 1:463-466, letter 235; 466-467, letter 236; 470-473, letter 238.
1970
Faille, Jacob Baart de la. The Works of Vincent van Gogh, His Paintings and Drawings. Revised ed. Amsterdam: Meulenhoff International, 1970.
1980
Jan Hulsker, The Complete Van Gogh, New York, 1980, no. 211.