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Portrait of Vincent van Gogh

Imitator of Vincent van Gogh1925/1928

National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Washington, DC, United States

Details

  • Title: Portrait of Vincent van Gogh
  • Creator: Imitator of Vincent van Gogh
  • Date Created: 1925/1928
  • Physical Dimensions: overall: 59.1 x 47.5 cm (23 1/4 x 18 11/16 in.) framed: 79.1 x 68.6 x 7.6 cm (31 1/8 x 27 x 3 in.)
  • Provenance: Otto Wacker, Berlin; acquired by (Joseph Stransky, New York);[1] sold May 1928 to Chester Dale [1882-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA. [1] Although the Chester Dale papers give his source as the Wildenstein gallery, the painting was actually sold to Mr. Dale by Joseph Stransky, a dealer who sometimes acted as an agent for Wildenstein & Co. and whose own firm was French Galleries, Inc. The letterhead of the invoice to Dale, dated 28 May 1928, reads "French Galleries, Inc. at Wildenstein & Co." and the check was to be made payable to French Galleries, Inc. (copy in NGA curatorial files).
  • Medium: oil on canvas

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