Self-Portrait Dedicated To Paul Gauguin
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.65
People
Vincent van Gogh, Dutch (Groot Zundert (Zundert), The Netherlands 1853 - 1890 Auvers-sur-Oise, France)
Title
Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1888
Culture
Dutch
Location
Level 1, Room 1220, European Art, 19th–20th century
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
61.5 x 50.3 cm (24 3/16 x 19 13/16 in.)
framed: 90.4 x 79.7 x 8.3 cm (35 9/16 x 31 3/8 x 3 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: red paint, l.r.: Vincent/Arles
  • inscription: u.l., red oil, French, in artist's hand: [barely legible:] a mon ami Paul G[auguin, Arles]
  • inscription: stretcher, blue pencil: 10131F
  • inscription: key of stretcher, graphite: 10131
  • label: back of frame, paper, printed: no. 20
  • exhibition label: backing board, blue ballpoint pen, handwritten: no. 25
  • label: backing board, black marker: MMFA - 6 / 25
  • exhibition label: backing board, paper, printed: F: #0476 H: #1581
  • exhibition label: backing board, typed: SL 84.366
  • label: backing board, black felt-tip, printed and handwritten: no. 24
  • label: backing board, printed: Gustav Knauer[ ] / 173 [ ] / Kunst-Abtei[ ]
  • label: backing board, paper, printed: [ ] er S[ ] / [ ] 9 [ ]
  • label: back of frame, vinyl strip from labelmaker: BMA 4472.8 1969
  • exhibition label: back of frame, paper, printed and typed
  • label: back of frame, white label, blue ball-point ink, handwritten: 8 PTG
  • label: [1948], back of frame, paper, printed and typed: No. 66
  • label: back of frame, paper, printed and typed: [ ] A PROVINC[ ] / [QUE]BE[C]
  • label: back of frame, paper, blue ball-point ink, handwritten: Box #6 / 4 of 4
  • label: back of frame, masking tape with blue ball-point ink, handwritten: MFA 65-58
  • exhibition label: back of frame, paper: #TL 60.9.33
  • label: back of frame, paper: Case no. 4-31, catal. #28
  • label: back of frame, paper, typewritten
  • label: center of backing board, black ink, handwritten: EIGENTUM / der Frau [GEHEINRAT] / v. Tschudi
Provenance
Vincent van Gogh, Arles, (1888,) gift; to Paul Gauguin, (1888-1897) sold. [Ambroise Vollard, Paris.] [Paul Cassirer Gallery, Berlin.] Dr. Hugo von Tschudi, Berlin, (1906-1911), by descent; to his widow, Angela von Tschudi, Munich (1911-1919), to Neue Staatsgalerie, (1919-1939); removed from the collection by the National Socialist (Nazi) authorities, sold; [Entartete Kunst sale, 1939, Fischer Gallery, Lucerne,Switzerland, no. 45]; to Maurice Wertheim (1939-1951) bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1951.


Notes:
Gauguin sold the painting for Fr 300
Hugo von Tschudi bought the painting for the Nationalgalerie, Berlin, with funds from sponsors, but did not submit it to the Kaiser for pre-approval. He took the painting to Munich when he assumed a post there.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest from the Collection of Maurice Wertheim, Class of 1906
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.65
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

Kristian Romare, "Japan: van Gogh's Utopia", Sydsvenska Dagbladet (Malmo, Sweden), repr.

E. H. DuQuesne-van Gogh, Persönnliche Erinnerungen an Vincent Van Gogh (Munich, Germany, 1911), repr. as frontispiece

Vincent van Gogh, Brieven aan zijn broeder (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1914), v. iii, no. 537, p. 174; no. 545, pp. 204-205

Julius Meier-Graefe, Vincent, R. Piper (Munich, Germany, 1922), repr. v. II, pl. 79

Gustav Friedrich Hartlaub, Vincent van Gogh, Klinkhardt & Biermann (Leipzig, Germany, 1922), repr.

Kurt Pfister, Vincent van Gogh, G. Kiepenheuer (Potsdam, Germany, 1922), repr. in color as frontispiece

Württembergisher Kunstverein, exh. cat. (Stuttgart, Germany, 1924), repr. no. 40

Vincent van Gogh, exh. cat., Wurtembergischer Kunstverein, Kunstgebäude (Stuttgart, Germany, 1924), no. 40

Florent Fels, Van Gogh, Delamain, Boutilliau et Cie (Paris, France, 1924), repr.

Walter Pach, Vincent van Gogh, 1853-1890; a study of the artist and his work in relation to his times, Artbook Museum (New York, NY, 1936), repr. in color as frontispiece

Wilhelm Uhde, Vincent van Gogh, Editions Phaidon (Vienna, Austria, 1936), repr. pl. [58?]

W. Scherjon and Willem Josiah de Gruyter, Vincent van Gogh's Great Period (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1937), no. 90

Gemälde und Plastiken moderner Meister aus deutschen Museen, auct. cat., Galerie Fischer (Lucerne, Switzerland, 1939), no. 45, repr. p. 29

C. M. Brooks, Jr., Vincent van Gogh, a Bibliography (New York, NY, 1942), repr. as frontispiece

French Painting since 1870, lent by Maurice Wertheim, Class of 1906, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1946), pp. 30-33, repr. p. 31

Six Masters of Post-Impressionism, exh. cat., Wildenstein & Company (New York, NY, 1948), no. 66

Van Gogh, paintings and drawings: a special loan exhibition, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY, 1949), no. 78a

Trends in European Painting, exh. cat., Century Association (New York, NY, 1949), repr. as frontispiece, pl. 1

La Peinture Française Depuis 1870: Collection Maurice Wertheim, exh. cat., Tom Taylor (Québec, Canada, 1949), no. 14, pp. 38-41

Meyer Schapiro, Vincent van Gogh, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1950), repr. in color on cover

Jean Leymarie, Van Gogh, P. Tisne (Paris, France, 1951), no. 80

John Rewald, History of Post-Impressionism, Museum of Modern Art, New York (New York, NY, 1956?), repr.

Vincent van Gogh, The Complete Letters of Vincent van Gogh (Greenwich, CT, 1958), vol. III, p. 37, passim

Heinrich Neumayer, Maler (Zeit und Bildnis), Verlag Brüder Rosenbaum (Vienna, Austria, 1958)

John Canaday, Mainstreams of Modern Art, Henry Holt and Co. (New York, NY, 1959), repr. fig. 443

John P. Sedgwick, Art Appreciation Made Simple, Made Simple Books (New York, NY, 1959), repr.

Robert S. Davidson, ed., The Humanities in Contemporary Life, Henry Holt and Co. (New York, NY, 1960), repr.

The Maurice Wertheim Catalogue: Modern French Art-- Monet to Picasso, exh. cat., North Carolina Museum of Art (Raleigh, NC, 1960), pp. 18-20, repr. p. 19

Manuel Gasser, Das Selbstbildnis, Kinder Verlag (Zurich, Switzerland, 1961), pp. 200-203; repr. in color

Henri Perruchot, La Vie de Gauguin, Hachette (Paris, France, 1961), repr. p. 127

The Maurice Wertheim Collection: Modern French Art-- Manet to Picasso, exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Houston, TX, 1962), pl. 6, pp. 22-24

Franz Roh, "Entartete" Kunst: Kunstbarbarei im Dritten Reich, Fackeltrager-Verlag (Hannover, Germany, 1962), pp. 57, 233-234

Heinz Lieser, Vincent van Gogh--Wie Er Sich Sah? (Munich, Germany, 1963), repr. pl. 13

Fritz Erpel, Van Gogh: Self-Portraits, Bruno Cassirer (Oxford, England, 1964), no. 35

Kindlers Malerei Lexicon, Kindler Verlag (Zurich, Switzerland, 1964 - 1966), repr. vol. II

Edda Fonda, Arte Moderna, Fratelli Fabbri Editori (Milan, Italy, 1967), repr.

Irving Stone, Lust for Life, Washington Square Press (New York, NY, 1967), repr.

Jean Leymarie, Who was van Gogh?, Skira Books (Geneva, Switzerland, 1968), pp. 107, 120, 138; repr. p. 121

Françoise Cachin, Gauguin, Livre de Poche (Paris, France, 1968), repr.

Robert Wallace, The World of van Gogh, Time-Life Books (New York, NY, 1969), repr. in color, p. 178

Jacob Baart de la Faille, The Works of Vincent Van Gogh, His Paintings and Drawings, Reynal (New York, NY, 1970), no. 475

Mark Roskill, Van Gogh, Gauguin and the Impressionist Circle (Greenwich, CT, 1970), pp. 129, 241, plates VII and 102

Van Gogh, University of Wisconsin Press (Tokyo, Japan, 1970), repr. in color no. 37

Wayne V. Anderson, Gauguin's Paradise Lost, Viking Press (New York, NY, 1971), repr.

Paolo Lecaldano, L'Opera pittorica completa di Van Gogh, Rizzoli Books (Milan, Italy, 1971), v. II, p. 213, repr. pl. LXXXIV

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, exh. cat., Maine State Museum (Augusta, ME, 1972), no. 39

Jean-Luc Duval, Le Journal de l'Art Moderne, Skira Books (Geneva, Switzerland, 1973), p. 48

Meyer Schapiro, Vincent, Nouvelles Editions Françaises (Paris, France, 1973), repr. in color, p. 1

Social Psychology: Explorations in Understanding, CRM Books (Del Mar, CA, 1974), repr. p. 314

Brian Petrie, Van Gogh: paintings, drawings and prints, Phaidon Press (London, England, 1974), repr. in color p. 68

John Russell, The Meanings of Modern Art, vol. I: The Secret Revolution, Museum of Modern Art, New York (New York, NY, 1974), repr. fig. 32, p. 22

Evert van Uitert, Vincent van Gogh : Leben und Werk, Verlag M. DuMont Schauberg (Köln, Germany, 1976), repr. in b/w no. 56; text p. 90

Herbert Frank, Vincent van Gogh in Selbstzeugnissen und Bilddokumenten, Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH (Reinbek bei Hamburg, 1976), repr. p. 73

Yasushi Inoue and Yoshiaki Tono, Gogh, Shogakukan Inc. (Tokyo, Japan, 1976), repr. in color p. 30

Frank Whitford, Japanese Prints and Western Painters, Studio Vista (London, England, 1977), repr. in color pl. 24

Griselda Pollock and Fred Orton, Vincent van Gogh: Artist of His Time, Phaidon Press (Oxford, England, 1978), fig. 40, p. 52

Jan Hulsker, The Complete van Gogh: Paintings, Drawings, Sketches (New York, NY, 1980), no. 1581

François Berthier, Van Gogh et le Japon, brochure, Publications Orientalistes de France (Paris, France, 1980?), repr. b/w fig. 20, p. 24

John Russell, The Meanings of Modern Art, Harper & Row (New York, NY, 1981), repr. in b/w p. 26

Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov, Vincent van Gogh and the Birth of Cloisonism, exh. cat., Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1981), fig. 32, pp. 49, 184

A.M. Hammacher and Renilde Hammacher, Van Gogh: A Documentary Bibliography (New York, NY, 1982), p. 176, repr.

John E. Gedo, Portraits of the Artist, The Guilford Press (New York, NY and London, England, 1983), repr. in b/w fig. 14, p. 138

Douglas Cooper, Paul Gauguin: 45 Lettres à Vincent, Théo et Jo van Gogh, Staatsuitgeverij and La Bibliotheque des Arts ('s-Gravenhage, Netherlands, and Lausanne, Switzerland, 1983), repr. b/w p. 10

Ronald Pickvance, Van Gogh in Arles, exh. cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art / Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1984), no. 99, p. 171, repr. in color opposite p.

Vojtech Jirat-Wasiutynski and H. Travers Newton, Vincent Van Gogh's Self Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin: An Historical and Technical Study, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1984)

Jean-François Barrielle, La vie et l'Oeuvre de Vincent van Gogh, ACR Edition-Vilo (Paris, France, 1984), repr. in color p. 111

Bruce Bernard, ed., Vincent by Himself: A Selection of van Gogh's Paintings and Drawings together with Extracts from his Letters, Little, Brown & Company (Boston, MA, 1985), repr. in color p. 242

Pascal Bonafoux, Portraits of the Artist: The Self-Portrait in Painting, Skira/Rizzoli (New York, NY, 1985), repr. in color p. 125

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), no. 221, p. 194, repr. in color

Bernard Zurcher, Vincent van Gogh: Art, Life, and Letters, Rizzoli (New York, NY, 1985), color plate 120

Pascal Bonafoux, Van Gogh par Vincent, Denoel (Paris, France, 1986), repr. in color between pages 96 and 97

The Artists who Left the Great Works: van Gogh, The Shinshusha Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan, 1986?), repr. in color p. 28

Vincent van Gogh, Asahi Shimbun Press (Japan, 1987), repr. in color no. 35

John O'Brian, Degas to Matisse: the Maurice Wertheim Collection, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc./Fogg Art Museum (New York, NY and Cambridge, MA, 1988), no. 19, pp. 90-94; repr. in color p. 91, b/w uv repr. p. 93

Torsten Kramer, Portratmalerei, Arbeitsheft fur die Oberstufedes Gymnasiums, Ernst Klett Verlag (Stuttgart, Germany, 1989), repr. in color abb. 21, p. 11 of repr.

Françoise Cachin, Gauguin: "ce malgre moi de sauvage", Découvertes Gallimard (Paris, France, 1989), repr. in b/w p. 152

Stefan van Raay, ed., Imitation and Inspiration: Japanese Influence on Dutch Art, Art Unlimited Books D'Arts (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1989), repr. in color p. 107; text, pps. 106-108

Ron Manheim, "The 'Germanic' van Gogh: a case study of cultural annexation", Simiolus (1989), vol. 19, no. 4, repr. fig. 4, b/2 p. 285; text p. 284

Victor Merlhes, Paul Gauguin et Vincent van Gogh 1887-1888: Lettres Retrouvees, Sources Ignorees, Avanti et après (Taravao, Tahiti, 1989), repr. in color p. 116

Walter Feilchenfeldt, "Van Gogh Fakes: the Wacker affair with an illustrated catalogue of the forgerie, Simiolus (1989), vol. 19, no. 4, repr. in b/w p. 302

Nathan Goldstein, Design and Composition, Prentice-Hall (Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1989), repr. in color as pl 18

Keith Wheldon, Van Gogh, Brompton Books, Ltd (London, England, 1989), repr. in color p. 111

Massimo Gemin, Van Gogh, Arch Cape Press (New York, NY, 1989), repr. in color no. 37, p. 59

Barbara A. Ramsay-Jolicoeur and Ian N. M. Wainwright, Shared Responsibility: A Seminar for Curators and Conservators, National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa, Canada, 1990), repr. in b/w fig. 18, p. 67 and text; also in French p. 73

MaryAnne Stevens, Emile Bernard 1868-1941: A Pioneer of Modern Art, exh. cat., Staadtische Kunsthalle/Van Gogh Museum/Waanders Publishers (Mannheim, Germany/Amsterdam/Zwolle, 1990), repr. in b/w fig. 13, p. 42; text, p. 43

Tsukasa Kodera, Vincent van Gogh: Christianity versus Nature, John Benjamins Publishing Co. (Amsterdam / Philadelphia PA, 1990), repr. in color pl. 4; text p. 56ff; repr. in b/w fig. 74, 74a (x-ray)

Vincent van Gogh: Painter, Printmaker, Collector, exh. cat., Norton Simon Museum (Pasadena, CA, 1990), repr. in b/w, fig. 11, p. 9

Juleke Van Lindert and Evert van Uitert, Een eigentijdse expressie: Vincent van Gogh en zijn portretten, Meulenhoff/Landshoff (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1990), repr. in b/w fig. 109, p. 118

David Sweetman, Van Gogh: His Life and His Art, Crown Publishers Inc. (New York, NY, 1990), colorplate I, text pp. 280-281

The Maurice Wertheim Collection and Selected Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings and Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1990), repr. in color no. 28, p. 87

David Sweetman, The Love of Many Things: A Life of Vincent van Gogh, Hodder and Stoughton (London, England, 1990), repr. in color pl. I

Jan Hulsker, Vincent and Theo van Gogh: a Dual Biography, Fuller Publications (Ann Arbor, MI, 1990), p. 297, fig. 82

Hans Bronkhorst, Vincent van Gogh, Portland House (New York, NY, 1990), repr. in color p. 86; text p. 91

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 89, color plate; p. 110, 255, repr. b/w cat. no. 383

Charlotte van Rappard-Boon and Willem van Gulik, Catalogue of the van Gogh Museum's Collection of Japanese Prints, Van Gogh Museum / Waanders Publishers (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1991), repr. in color fig. 29, p. 33; text p. 32 and fig. 34, p. 39, b/w, UV photo

Post-Impressionists and Les Nabis, Dohosha Shuppan (Japan, 1991), repr. in color, p. 15

Eliane Escoubas, [Unidentified article], Dossier: Art et phenomenologie (1991), no. 7, repr. in b/w p. 182

Judy Sund, True to Temperament: van Gogh and the French Naturalist Literature, Cambridge University Press (U.K.) (Cambridge, England, 1992), repr. in b/w p. 189; text pp. 188-190

Jutta Hulsewig-Johnen, O Mensch!: Das Bildnis des Expressionismus, Karl Kerber Verlag (Bonn, Germany, 1992), repr. in b/w p. 65

Vincent van Gogh and Japan, exh. cat., National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto (Kyoto, Japan, 1992), repr. fig. 20, p. 31, in b/w and fig. 23, p. 33, in b/w, ultraviolet

Carol M. Zemel, Vincent van Gogh, Rizzoli Publications (New York, NY, 1993), repr. in color pl. 2

Kodera Tsukasa and Yvette Rosenberg, The Mythology of Vincent van Gogh, TV Asahi, John Benjamins (Tokyo, Japan and Philadelphia, PA, 1993), repr. no. 145, p. 265

Lost Paradise: Symbolist Europe, exh. cat., The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Montreal, Canada, 1995), p. 245-246, repr.

Christoph Zuschlag, Entartete Kunst: Austellungsstrategien im Nazi-Deutschland, Wernersche Verlagsgesellschaft Worms (Worms, Germany, 1995), pp. 363-364; fig. 49

Sidney Perkowitz, Empire of Light: A History of Discovery in Science and Art, Henry Holt (New York, NY, 1996), pp. 120-121

Michael F. Marmor and James G. Ravin, The Eye of the Artist, Mosby- Year Book, Inc. (St. Louis, MO, 1997), repr. in color p. 111 as fig. 10-2; pp. 110-117

Andrea Pophanken, "Austellungen und Veranstaltungen", Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen Jahresbericht (1997), pp. 33-34, pp. 33-34, repr. in b/w

Dr. Hugo von Tschudi, Manet Bis Van Gogh, exh. cat., Prestel Verlag (Munchen, 1997)

Oskar Bätschmann, The Artist in the Modern World, A Conflict between Market and Self-Expression, DuMont Buchverlag (Cologne, Germany, 1997), p. 147, fig. 101, repr. in b/w

Cynthia Saltzman, Portrait of Dr. Gachet: The Story of a van Gogh Masterpiece, Viking Press (New York, NY, 1998), repr. in b/w following p. 200

Hans Belting, Das Unsichtbare Meisterwerk, Verlag C.H. Beck (Munich, Germany, 1998), p. 215; repr. p. 214 as fig. 71

Yolande Clergue, Le Regard de Vincent Van Gogh sur les estampes japonaises du XIXè siècle, exh. cat., Association pour la Création de la Fondation Vincent Van Gogh (Arles, France, 1999), p. 67, repr. in b/w

Seiyo Bijutsukan [The History of Western Art], Shogakukan Inc. (Tokyo, Japan, 1999), p. 893, repr. in color; detail repr. pp. 3, 21

Dieter Beaujean, Vincent van Gogh: Leben und Werk, Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft (Cologne, Germany, 1999), p. 59, repr. in color

Debora Silverman, Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Search for Sacred Art, Farrar, Straus & Giroux (New York, NY, 2000), pp. 27-46, repr. in color as fig. 3; detail repr. as fig. 9; repr. on cover

Linda Whiteley, Van Gogh Life and Works, MQ Publications Ltd. (London UK, 2000), pp. 96-97, repr. in color

George T.M. Shackelford, Vincent van Gogh - The Painter and the Portrait, Universe Publishing (New York, 2000), pp. 6, detail repr. in color detail, 32, 34, repr. in color, 76

Sam Hunter, Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 2000), pp. 45-46, repr. as fig. 52

Roland Dorn, Van Gogh Face to Face, The Portraits, exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, MI, 2000), p. 138, fig. 129, repr. in color

Vojtech Jirat-Wasiutynski and H. Travers Newton, Technique and Meaning in the Paintings of Paul Gauguin, Cambridge University Press (U.K.) (Cambridge, England, 2000), pp. 106-107, repr. in b/w as fig. 48

Leonard Blussé, ed., Bridging the Divide: 400 Years, The Netherlands - Japan, Hotei Publishing (Leiden, The Netherlands, 2000), repr. in color p. 169

Debra N. Mancoff, Highlights of the Exhibition Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Studio of the South, The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 2001), p. 34; det. repr. in color p. 3; p. 36, repr. in color as fig. 22

Gilles Néret, Renoir: Painter of Happiness, Taschen (Köln, Germany, 2001), repr. in color, p. 179

Elizabeth Childs, "Seeking the Studio of the South: Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Avant-Garde Identity", exh. cat., Saint Louis Art Museum/Rizzoli International Publications (Saint Louis, MO, 2001), pp.129-130, repr. in color p. 112

Susan Goldman Rubin, The Yellow House: Vincent van Gogh & Paul Gauguin Side by Side, Harry N. Abrams, Inc./Art Institute of Chicago (New York, NY, 2001), p. 28, repr. in color

Nancy Mowll Mathews, Paul Gauguin: An Erotic Life, Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven and London, 2001), p. 117, repr. in color as fig. 35

Douglas Druick and Peter Kort Zegers, Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Studio of the South, exh. cat., The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL, 2001), p. 148, repr. in color as pl. 73; repr. on front cover

Daniel Wildenstein, Gauguin: Premier itinéraire d'un sauvage, catalogue de l'oeuvre peint (1873-1888), Skira/Seuil (Milan, Italy, and Paris, France, 2001), vol. II, under no. 309; pp. 479, 483, repr.

Vojtech Jirat-Wasiutynski, "Van Gogh in the South: Antimodernism and Exoticism in the Arlesian Paintings", Policing the Boundaries of Modernity: Antimodernism and Artistic Experience, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2001), pp. 177-191, p. 186; repr. as fig. 11.10

Wulf Herzogenrath and Dorothee Hansen, Van Gogh: Felder - Das Mohnfeld und der Künstlerstreit, exh. cat., Kunsthalle Bremen (Bremen, Germany, 2002), p. 25, repr. in color

Cornelia Homburg, "Vincent van Gogh and the Avant-Garde: Colleagues, Competitors, Friends", Van Gogh's Imaginary Museum: Exploring the Artist's Inner World, Van Gogh Museum / Harry N. Abrams (Amsterdam and New York NY, 2003), pp. 113-122, p. 120, repr. as fig. 125

H. Harvard Arnason, History of Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Photography, Prentice Hall (Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2004), pp. 64-65, repr. as fig. 3.21

Who Am I? Self-Portraits in Art and Writing, website, National Gallery of Art, 2005, repr. in biographical section

van Gogh Echt Falsch: Zwei Selbstbildnisse der Sammlung Emil Bührle, exh. cat., Stiftung Sammlung E. G. Bührle (Zürich, Switzerland, 2005), pp. 16-18, repr. in color p. 17 as abb.19; repr. p. 23 as abb. 25

Jacquelynn Baas, Smile of the Buddha: Eastern Philosophy and Western Art from Monet to Today, University of California Press (Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London, 2005), pp. 27, 32-33, repr. in color p. 26

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 19th Century Australian Watercolours Drawings & Pastels from the Gallery's Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales (Sidney, N.S.W., Australia, 2005), p. 82, repr.

Martin Gayford, The Yellow House: van Gogh, Gauguin, and Nine Turbulent Weeks in Arles, Little, Brown & Company (New York, NY, 2006), pp. 5-7; repr. in b/w p. 6

Tsukasa Kodera, Vincent Willem van Gogh, Shogakukan Inc. (Japan, 2006), repr. pp. 75, 97

Walter Feilchenfeldt, By Appointment Only: Cezanne, Van Gogh and Some Secrets of Art Dealing, Thames & Hudson (New York, 2006), p. 114, repr. p. 114

Richard R. Brettell and Stephen F. Eisenman, Nineteenth-Century Art in the Norton Simon Museum, Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven CT and London, 2006), vol. I, p. 424, repr. in b/w as fig. 111b

Charlotte van Rappard-Boon, Willem van Gulik, Keiko van Bremen, and Tsukasa Kodera, Catalogue of the van Gogh Museum's Collection of Japanese Prints, Van Gogh Museum / Waanders Publishers (Amsterdam, 2006), pp. 32-33, repr. p. 33 as fig. 29; p. 39 ultraviolet photograph repr. as fig. 34

Benedict Leca, ed., Rembrandt: Three Faces of the Master, exh. cat., Cincinnati Art Museum (Cincinnati, Ohio, 2008), repr. in color as Fig. 2 on p.22.

Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Harvard Art Museum/ Handbook, ed. Stephan Wolohojian, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 170, repr.

Yoshiyuki Furutani, Susumu Shimoyama, Hideyuki Ohara, and Hiroshi Yoshida, "Daubigny's Garden" 1890 by Vincent van Gogh (Hiroshima, 2008), p. 84, repr. p. 84 as pl. 2

Tsukasa Kodera, The Life of Vincent van Gogh, Shogakukan Inc. (Tokyo, 2008), repr. as image plate 3, X-ray of painting repr. p. 177

Wouter van der Veen, "Van Gogh: A Literary Mind, Literature in the correspondence of Vincent van Gogh", Van Gogh Studies, ed. Chris Stolwijk (Amsterdam, 2009), vol. 2, pp. 200-201, fig. 25

Johnny Golding, Deleuze and Contemporary Art, ed. Stephen Zepke, Edinburgh University Press (Edinburgh, 2010), fig. 8.1, p. 133

Stefan Muntwyler, Farbpigmente Farbstoffe Farbgeschichten, Gewerbemuseum Winterthur (Winterthur, Switzerland, 2010), p. 142, repr. in color p. 143

Bettina Gockel, "'...und zuletzt nahm sie einen Schuh vom Vatter zum ihn abmalen, weil ihr nicht einfiel was sonst malen.' Schuhe als Ursprungsmythos der modernen Kunst", Zurich Studies in the History of Art (2010/2011), 17/18, pp. 665-688, p. 678, repr. p. 681 as fig. 13

Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith, Van Gogh: The Life, Random House (New York, 2011), p. 625, repr. in color plate sec. 2, following p. 590

Clémence Simon, Van Gogh: À la recherche de Van Gogh, Dada: la première revue d'art, no. 179, pp. 6-9, 2012, p. 8, reproduced [in color]

Sjraar van Heugten, Vincent van Gogh: rêves de Japon, exh. cat., Pinacotheque de Paris (Paris, France, 2012), p. 31, reproduced

Olaf Peters, "The Attack on Art", Apollo (2014), CLXXIX, NO. 618, pp. 130-35, p. 135; p. 133, as fig. 5 (in photograph as confiscated "degenerate" art); p. 135 as fig. 9 (in photograph of auction, 1939)

Bertrand Lavier and Elisabeth Lebovici, "La Touche de van Gogh", Beaux Arts Magazine (April 1990), no. 78, ill. p. 77

Vivien Raynor, "Art: Impressionist Show at the I.B.M. Gallery" [review], The New York Times (New York, NY, April 26, 1985), p. C24

Gustav Friedrich Hartlaub, "Vincent van Gogh", Der Cicerone (August 1922), vol. XIV, no. 15, repr. p. 625

M. R. Mobius, "Vincent van Gogh: zum Selbstbildnis von 1889", Der Cicerone (August 1926), vol. XVIII, no. 15, repr. p. 513

Painting of the Month, brochure, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England, August 1962), repr.

[Unidentified article], New York Herald Tribune (New York, NY, December 1, 1949), repr.

David Rollow, "Creation and Chaos", The Boston Globe (December 17 2006), ill. p. K6,

"The Van Gogh Mystery Case", Life [magazine] (December 19, 1949), pp. 26-27, repr. p. 26

Tsukasa Kodera, "Van Gogh and Japan", Dutch Heights (December 1988), vol. 4, repr. in color p. 12

[Unidentified article], Suddeutsche Zeitung (December 8, 1962 - December 9, 1962), nr. 294, repr.

Nathalie Le Foll, "Internet Navigué et Approuvé", Connaissance des Arts (February 2002), no. 591, p. 33, repr. p. 33

Margaret Weigel, "Visual Arts::Smart Art", WBUR.org (February 2006)

Peter Schjeldahl, Different Strokes: Van Gogh and Gauguin in Arles, The New Yorker (New York, February 5, 2007), 82, issue 48, pp. 70-74, p. 72

Mario-Andreas von Lüttichau, "Entartete Kunst", Du (July 1989), heft nr. 7, text pp. 38-41; repr. p. 38

Howard Devree, "By French Masters: The Metropolitan Shows Wertheim Collection", The New York Times (New York, NY, July 6 1952), p. 6, p. 6

Howard Devree, "By French Masters: Memorable Loan Show in Philadelphia", The New York Times (New York, NY, July 7 1957), p. 70, p. 70

John Coolidge, "The Wertheim Collection", Harvard Alumni Bulletin, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, July 7, 1951), repr. p. 755

Alfred M. Frankfurter, "Today's Collectors: Modern Milestones", Art News (June 1946), vol. XLV, no. 4, p. 64; repr. in color on cover

Gilles Plazy, "Le Vertige du Miroir: Van Gogh et ses Autoportraits", Beaux Arts Magazine, Publications Nuit et Jour (Levallois, France, June 1994), no. 124, ill. p. 92

Stefan Koldehoff, "Vincent und die Wissenschaft", Art [Das Kunstmagazin] (Hamburg, Germany, June 1999), no. 6, pp. 78-85, p. 82, repr. in colour

John Rewald, "Fakes", Art News (March 1953), vol. LII

Jonathan Petropolous, "Saving Culture from the Nazis", Harvard Magazine (Cambridge, MA, March 1990 - April 1990), cover ill.

"Absinthe Friends", Holland Herald, KLM (Amstelveen, The Netherlands, March 2002), vol. 37, no. 3

G. Freisinger, "Second Impressions", Harvard Magazine (Cambridge, MA, May 1985 - June 1985), p. 42 ill. p. 43

"Portrait of the Artist", Art News (November 1949), vol. XIX, repr. in color p. 50

Hartwig Garnerus, "...als Arnulf Rainer als van Gogh als Rembrandt als...: Anmerkungen zu Rainers van-Gogh-Ubermalungen", Die Kunst (November 1980), heft 11 B20365E, pp. 715-719, repr. in b/w fig. 2, p. 716

Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, auct. cat., Christie's, New York (November 5, 2013), repr. p. 81 as figure 7

Emily Genauer, "Mystery by Candlelight", This Week (October 17, 1954), detail repr. p. 13

Bennett Schiff, "Triumph and Tragedy in the Land of 'Blue Tones and Gay Colors' ", Smithsonian (October 1984), repr. in color p. 76

Christopher Reed, "Wrong!", Harvard Magazine (Cambridge, MA, September 2004-October 2004), vol. 107, no. 1, pp. 40-51, pp. 42-43, ill.

"Is there Another Doctor in the House?", Explore magazine, University of Kansas (Spring 1991), repr. p. 3

Elizabeth M. Rudy, Researching the Wertheim Collection at the Harvard Art Museums, Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals (Summer 2014), Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 301-6, p. 302

Rudolph Herman Fuchs, "Dutch Modern Classics", Delta, Cambridge University Press (U.K.) (Cambridge, England, Winter 1969 - Winter 1970), vol. XII, no. 4, pp. 13-16, repr. p. 15

Genpei Akasegawa, "Cezanne, Sesshu and Van Gogh", Taiyo (The Sun) (Winter 1996), p. 100

Exhibition History

Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, [Unknown venue, Stuttgart], Stuttgart, 10/01/1924 - 11/30/1924

French Painting since 1870 lent by Maurice Wertheim, Class of 1906, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 06/01/1946 - 09/07/1946; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 07/01/1953 - 09/13/1953

Six Masters of Post-Impressionism, Wildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, 04/08/1948 - 05/08/1948

Van Gogh, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 01/01/1949 - 12/31/1950; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 01/01/1949 - 12/31/1950

Trends in European Painting: 1880-1930, Century Association, New York, 02/01/1949 - 02/28/1949

La Peinture Française depuis 1870, Musée de la Province de Quebec, 07/12/1949 - 08/07/1949

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 07/01/1952 - 09/14/1952

French Paintings Since 1870 from the Maurice Wertheim Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 06/01/1953 - 09/30/1953

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 06/15/1957 - 09/15/1957

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, 06/10/1958 - 08/31/1958

The Maurice Wertheim Collection: Modern French Art--Monet to Picasso, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 06/17/1960 - 09/04/1960

The Maurice Wertheim Collection: Manet to Picasso, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, 06/13/1962 - 09/02/1962

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, 06/24/1965 - 09/07/1965

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art, Providence, 09/03/1968 - 09/22/1968

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Montgomery Museum of Art, Montgomery, 06/01/1971 - 09/30/1971

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Maine State Museum, Augusta, 06/01/1972 - 09/01/1972

Van Gogh at Arles, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/18/1984 - 12/30/1984

Manet to Matisse: The Maurice Wertheim Collection, IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York, 04/09/1985 - 05/25/1985

The Maurice Wertheim Collection and Selected Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings and Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Isetan Department Store, Tokyo, 03/01/1990 - 04/10/1990; Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, 04/14/1990 - 05/13/1990

Manet bis van Gogh: Hugo von Tschudi und der Kampf um die Moderne, Neue Pinakothek, Munich, 01/24/1997 - 05/11/1997

Vincent's Irises, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 01/19/1999 - 03/21/1999

Van Gogh Face to Face: The Portraits, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 07/02/2000 - 09/24/2000

Vincent van Gogh and the Painters of the Petit Boulevard, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, 02/17/2001 - 05/13/2001

Re-View: S427 Impressionist & Postimpressionist Art, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/02/2008 - 06/18/2011

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