The Portrait of Vincent van Gogh – 1925/1928 by Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh. The original is an oil painting on canvas, created between 1925/1928.
Otto Wacker, Berlin; acquired by (Joseph Stransky, New York); sold May 1928 to Chester Dale [1882-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.
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).
Source: National Gallery of Art
Artist: Vincent Van Gogh
Nationality: Dutch, 1853 – 1890
Overall size: 59.1 x 47.5 cm (23 1/4 x 18 11/16 in.)
Framed size: 79.1 x 68.6 x 7.6 cm (31 1/8 x 27 x 3 in.)
Location: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Chester Dale Collection 1963.10.153
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