Edge of a Wheat Field with Poppies

Edge of a Wheat Field with Poppies

1887
Artist
Vincent van Gogh, Dutch, 1853-1890
Born: Zundert, Netherlands
Work Locations: Brussels, Belgium, Paris, France, Arles, France
Country
Netherlands
Object
painting
Medium
Oil paint on canvas on pasteboard
Accession Number
2021.436
Credit Line
Frederic C. Hamilton Collection

Vincent van Gogh, Edge of a Wheat Field with Poppies, 1887. Oil paint on canvas on pasteboard; 15 ¾ × 12 ¾ in. (40 × 32.4 cm). Frederic C. Hamilton Collection, 2021.436

Dimensions
image height: 15.75 in, 40.005 cm; image width: 12.75 in, 32.385 cm; frame height: 25 5/8 in, 65.0875 cm; frame width: 22 3/4 in, 57.785 cm; frame depth: 4 in, 10.16 cm
Department
European and American Art Before 1900
Collection
European Painting and Sculpture before 1900
This object is currently on view
Known Provenance
W. van Gogh, Haarlem. Mrs. J. van Gogh-Bonger, Amsterdam. Sale, (Muller & Co., Amsterdam), April 9–10, 1918. W. P. Ingenegeren, Utrecht. Sale, F. Muller, Amsterdam, April 9–10, 1918, no. 117. (d’Audretsch Art Gallery, The Hague, H. E.[Herman] d’Audretsch [1872–1966], art dealer). (N. Eisenloeffel Art Gallery, Amsterdam, Nico Eisenloeffel [1881–1974], art dealer). Dr. and Mrs. William Herman, Boston, about 1928; Mrs. William Herman, Boston, about 1968. John T. Dorrance, Jr. [1919–1989], Pennsylvania; purchase, (Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York), 1987; purchase, (Edobori Gallery, Osaka, Japan), 1987. Private collection, Japan, by 1996. Sale, Sotheby’s New York, May 13, 1997, no. 23 (repr.). Collection of Frederic C. Hamilton [1927–2016], Denver, by 2012; bequeathed to the Denver Art Museum, 2021.
Exhibition History
  • "Tentoonstelling van schilderijen en teekeningen door Vincent van Gogh" ("exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Vincent van Gogh")—Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 07/1905 - 08/1905, no. 34
  • "Becoming Van Gogh"—Denver Art Museum, 10/21/2012 - 01/20/2013
  • "Nature as Muse: Impressionist Landscapes from the Frederic C. Hamilton Collection and the Denver Art Museum"—Denver Art Museum, 10/27/2013 - 02/09/2014