Vincent van Gogh

Women Picking Olives



Vincent van Gogh - Women Picking Olives



Vincent van Gogh
Women Picking Olives
1889
72.4 x 89.9 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Gift of Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, 1995, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
F 655
JH 1869

Collection catalogues
Katharine Baetjer, European paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art by artists born before 1865, New York, 1995, p. 498 info

Literature
Ingo F. Walther, Rainer Metzger, Vincent van Gogh, Köln, 1993, pp. 594-595
Douglas W. Druick and Peter Kort Zegers, Van Gogh and Gauguin, Chicago, New York, 2001, p. 318, fig. 89
Martin Bailey, Starry Night, London, 2018, fig. 69
Steven Naifeh, Van Gogh and the artists he loved, New York, 2021, p. 259
Jill Shaw (ed.), Van Gogh in America, Detroit, Michgan, 2022, p. 140, fig. 3


Exhibitions

2021 Van Gogh and the Olive Groves, Nr. 17

Provenance

the artist's brother Theo van Gogh, Paris, 1890–died 1891, sent to him by the artist on 3 January 1890
his widow, Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, Amsterdam, in trust for their son, Vincent Willem van Gogh, 1891–95
sold with six other paintings to Moline
with Lucien Moline, Paris, from 1895
Bernard Goudchaux, Paris
Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York, by 1920–36
his sale, American Art Galleries, New York, 30-31 January 1922, nr. 157, bought in by Joseph Brummer for Kelekian, sold on 25 October 1936 to Wildenstein
with Wildenstein, 1936–37, sold on 13 July 1937 to Schuster
Sir Victor Schuster, London, 1937, returned on 1 November to Wildenstein in exchange for "Olive Trees" by Van Gogh
with Wildenstein, London, from 1937
A. Stoll, until no later than 1943, sold to Wildenstein
with Wildenstein, by 1943–49, sold on 13 December 1949 to Haupt
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Haupt, New York, 1949–his death 1963
Mrs. Enid A. Haupt, New York, 1963–83, sold in 1983 to Annenberg
her brother and his wife, Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, Rancho Mirage, Calif., 1983–95
jointly with MMA, 1995–his death 2002

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1995.535

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Vincent van Gogh The Drinkers (after Daumier)
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