Vincent van Gogh

Joseph Roulin, Sitting in a Cane Chair

Vincent van Gogh - Joseph Roulin, Sitting in a Cane Chair

Vincent van Gogh
Joseph Roulin, Sitting in a Cane Chair
81.3 x 65.4 cm
Oil on canvas
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Gift of Robert Treat Paine II


Catalogues raisonnés
F 432
JH 1522

Ingo F. Walther, Rainer Metzger, Vincent van Gogh, Köln, 1993, p. 392
Richard Kendall, Van Gogh's van Goghs, Washington; New York, 1998, fig. 28
Douglas W. Druick and Peter Kort Zegers, Van Gogh and Gauguin, Chicago, New York, 2001, p. 232, fig. 102
Colta Ives, Susan Alyson Stein, Sjraar van Heugten, and Marije Vellekoop, Vincent van Gogh, New York; Amsterdam; New Haven and London, 2005, fig. 158
Klaus Albrecht Schröder and Heinz Widauer, Sjraar van Heugten und Marije Vellekoop (eds.), Van Gogh, Köln; Wien, 2008, p. 338, fig. 1
Christopher D.M. Atkins, The Signature Style of Frans Hals, [Amsterdam], 2012, fig. 129
Eliza E. Rathbone, William H. Robinson, Elizabeth Steele, and Marcia Steele, Van Gogh repetitions, New Haven; Washington, D.C., 2013, fig. 29
Jill Shaw (ed.), Van Gogh in America, Detroit, Michgan, 2022, p. 53, fig. 7


2012 Becoming Van Gogh, Nr. 85
1990 Vincent van Gogh: Paintings, Nr. 52


1889, given or left by the artist to Joseph and Marie Ginoux, Arles
9 July 1897, sold by the Ginoux, through Henri Laget, to Ambroise Vollard (born 1867 - died 1939), Paris
probably 1 September 1897, sold by Vollard to Cornelis Hoogendijk (born 1866 - died 1911), The Hague
posthumous Hoogendijk sale, Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, 21-22 May 1912, nr. 26, to Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris and Paul Cassirer, Inc., Berlin
1916, sold by Cassirer to Carl Sternheim (born 1878 - died 1942) and Théa Sternheim (born 1883 - died 1971), La Hulpe, Belgium
Théa Sternheim sale, Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, 11 February 1919, nr. 8, not sold
until 1928, in the Sternheim collection
1928, sold by Théa Sternheim, through Alfred Flechtheim, to the Galerie Étienne Bignou, Paris
1928, sold by Bignou to M. Knoedler and Co., New York and Alex Reid and Lefèvre, Ltd., London
1928, sold by Knoedler to Robert Treat Paine, 2nd (born 1861 - died 1943), Boston
1935, gift of Robert Treat Paine, 2nd, to the MFA, accession date 5 December 1935

External links

Museum of Fine Arts Accession number 35.1982

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