Vincent van Gogh

Madame Roulin Rocking the Cradle (La Berceuse)



Vincent van Gogh - Madame Roulin Rocking the Cradle (La Berceuse)

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Vincent van Gogh - Augustine Roulin (La Berceuse)
Vincent van Gogh
Augustine Roulin (La Berceuse)
1889

Vincent van Gogh - Augustine Roulin (La Berceuse)
Vincent van Gogh
Augustine Roulin (La Berceuse)
1889

Vincent van Gogh - Augustine Roulin (La Berceuse)
Vincent van Gogh
Augustine Roulin (La Berceuse)
1888


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
F 505
JH 1669

Collection catalogues
Katharine Baetjer, European paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by artists born before 1865, New York, 1995, p. 495 info
introduction by Gary Tinterow, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Haven, 2007, nr. 160

Literature
Ingo F. Walther, Rainer Metzger, Vincent van Gogh, Köln, 1993, p. 482
Douglas W. Druick and Peter Kort Zegers, Van Gogh and Gauguin, Chicago, New York, 2001, p. 273, fig. 19
Eliza E. Rathbone, William H. Robinson, Elizabeth Steele, and Marcia Steele, Van Gogh repetitions, New Haven; Washington, D.C., 2013, fig. 55, 65 (X-radiograph)



Provenance

the sitter and her husband, Joseph Roulin, Arles, later Marseilles, 1889–1900, gift from the artist, sold, presumably through Henri Laget, to Vollard
with Ambroise Vollard, Paris, in 1900
Amédée Schuffenecker, Saint-Maur/Clamart, by 1905, until 1910
with Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, in 1910
with Léon Marseille, Paris
with Galerie Tanner, Zurich, until 1917, sold on 29 December to Staechelin
Rudolf Staechelin, Basel, 1917–32, transferred in 1932 to Staechelin Foundation
Rudolf Staechelin Foundation, Basel, 1932–67
consigned in 1967 to Wildenstein, Paris and New York, sold through Wildenstein on 4 October to Annenberg
Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, Rancho Mirage, California, 1967–96
jointly with MMA, 1996–his death 2002

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1996.435

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Vincent van Gogh
Madame Roulin Rocking the Cradle (La Berceuse)
1889
93 x 74 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated, on arm of chair: vincent / arles 89
Inscribed lower right: La / Berceuse
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Gift of Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, 1996, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002