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Probably Anna.Cornelia van Gogh-Carbentus [1817-1907], the artist's mother, Nuenen/Breda. November 1885/April 1886. A Schrauwen [1833-1920], Breda, 1886. J..C.[1877-1961] and J.M. Couvreur, Breda. Willem van Bakel [b. 1866] and Kees Mouwen, Breda, 1902. Consigned 1904 to (Kunsthandel Oldenzeel, Rotterdam). [1] Acquired 1905 by Jan Smit [1837-1918], Kinderdijk, Amblasserdam, Netherlands; (his sale, A. Mak, Amsterdam, 10 February 1919, no. 31); John Enthoven [1885-1957].[2] (W. Brinkman, Schipluiden, Netherlands) in 1954.[3] (Frank Perls Gallery, Westbury, Long Island); on joint account 1954 with (M. Knoedler & Co., New York);[4] sold January 1955 to Mr. Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA;[5] gift 1983 to NGA.

Exhibition History

Tentoonstelling van Werken door Vincent van Gogh, Kunstzalon Oldenzeel, Rotterdam, 1904, no. 2, as Tulpenland.
Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture Collected by Yale Alumni: An Exhibition, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 1960, no. 68, repro., as Champs de fleurs en Hollande.
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no. 129, repro.
Gifts to the Nation: Selected Acquisitions from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, July-October 1986, unnumbered checklist, repro.
Monet in Holland, Rijksmuseum Vincent van Gogh, Amsterdam, October 1986-January 1987, repro.
Impressionisti della National Gallery of Art di Washington, Ala Napoleonica e Museo Correr, Venice; Palazzo Reale, Milan, 1989, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Around Impressionism: French Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1999, no catalogue.
Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art; Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 1999, no. 56, repro.
De Haagse School en de jonge Van Gogh [The Hague School and The Young Van Gogh], Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, 2005.
Vincent van Gogh - Between Heaven and Earth: The Landscapes, Kunstmuseum Basel, 2009, no. 1, repro.
Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art, Museo dell'Ara Pacis Augustae, Rome (exhibition title in this venue: Impressionist Gems); California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco; McNay Art Museum, San Antonio; Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo, Seattle Art Museum, 2013-2016.


Faille, J.-B. de la. L'Oeuvre de Vincent Van Gogh, catalogue raisonné. 4 vols. Paris and Brussels, 1928: 1:no. 186; 2:repro.
Faille, J.-B. de la. Vincent van Gogh. Paris, 1939: 45, no. F 186, repro.
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966: repro. no. 129.
Goldwater, Robert. "The Glory that was France." Art News 65 (March 1966): 42.
Kuh, Katherine. "Golden Loans for a Silver Anniversary." Saturday Review (19 March 1966): 45.
Faille, J.-B. de la. The Works of Vincent van Gogh: Paintings and Drawings. Amsterdam, 1970: no. F186, repro.
Tralbaut, Marc-Edo. Van Goghiana. 10 vols. Antwerp,1972: 7:61-64, repro.
Hulsker, Jan. The Complete Van Gogh: Paintings, drawings, sketches. New York, 1980: 82, no. 361, repro.
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 180, repro.
Coman, Florence E. Joie de Vivre: French Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1991: no. 26, repro.
Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 283, color repro.
Walther, Ingo F., and Rainer Metzger. Vincent van Gogh: Sämtliche Gemälde. 2 vols. Cologne, 1994: 1:25.
Bloemstillevens uit Nederland en België 1870-1940. Exh. cat. Kunsthal Rotterdam, 1998:14-15, repro.
Mancoff, Debra N. Van Gogh's Flowers. London, 1999: repro. 76-77, 78.
Van Gogh: Face to Face. The Portraits, Exh. cat. The Detroit Institute of Arts; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Philadelphia Museum of Art. Detroit, 2000-2001: 52, fig. 34 (not in the exhibition).
Skea, Ralph. Vincent's Gardens: Paintings and Drawings by Van Gogh. New York, 2011: 31, 33 no. 16, color repro.

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