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Le Pont De Trinquetaille
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USD 2*** - 3***
1888 | Oil Canvas
65×81 cm | 0.53 m²
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Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890)
Le pont de Trinquetaille
oil on canvas
25 ½ x 31 ¾ in. (65 x 81 cm.)
Painted in Arles circa 17 June 1888.

Provenance
Theo van Gogh, Paris (acquired from the artist,13 August 1888).
Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, Amsterdam (by descent from the above).
Paul Cassirer, Berlin (acquired from the above, 17 February 1906).
Galerie H.O. Miethke, Vienna (1906).
Mr. and Mrs. Josef Redlich, Vienna (by 1909).
(possibly) Galerie Hodebert, Paris.
Galerie Etienne Bignou, Paris.
Elizabeth Russe Workman, London (by 1923).
The Lefevre Gallery (Alex. Reid & Lefevre, Ltd.), London and M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York (June 1928).
Anna Eugenia La Chapelle Clark, New York (acquired from the above, 11 December 1928).
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York (acquired from the above, 21 November 1949).
Mr. and Mrs. André Meyer, New York (acquired from the above, November 1949); sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 22 October 1980, lot 27.
Akram Ojjeh, Paris (acquired at the above sale); sale, Christie's, New York, 8 November 1999, lot 112.
Private collection, Europe (acquired at the above sale); sale, Christie’s, New York, 3 November 2004, lot 41.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
O. Grautoff, "Impressionismus" in Die Gegenwart, 16 May 1903, vol. 20, p. 314 (titled Die Rhonebrücke).
R. Jacobsen, "Een van Gogh-Tentoonstelling Te Groningen" in Onze Kunst, 1904, p. 4 (illustrated,; titled Rhône-brug).
W. Vogelsang, "Tentoonstelling Vincent van Gogh" in Onze Kunst, September 1905, p. 63 (illustrated; titled Zonsondergang aan de Rhône).
G. Coquiot, Van Gogh, Paris, 1923, p. 313 (dated 1888-1889).
J. Meier-Graefe, Vincent van Gogh, Munich, 1926, p. 76 (illustrated).
J.B. Manson, "The Workman Collection: Modern Foreign Art" in Apollo, March 1926, p. 143.
J.-B. de la Faille, L'oeuvre de Vincent van Gogh: Catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1928, vol. I, p. 120, no. 426 (illustrated, vol. II, pl. CXX).
W. Scherjon and J. de Gruyter, Vincent van Gogh's Great Period: Arles, St. Rémy and Auvers-sur-Oise, Amsterdam, 1937, p. 78, no. 49 (illustrated).
J.-B. de la Faille, Vincent van Gogh, London, 1939, p. 324, no. 452/F426 (illustrated).
V.W. van Gogh, ed., The Complete Letters of Vincent van Gogh, London, 1958, vol. II, pp. 592-594, letter 501a and pp. 597-598, letter 503; vol. III, p. 14-17, letter 524.
J.-B. de la Faille, The Works of Vincent van Gogh: His Paintings and Drawings, Amsterdam, 1970, pp. 197 and 628, no. F426 (illustrated, p. 197; dated June-July 1888).
P. Lecaldano, L'opera pittorica completa di Van Gogh, Paris, 1971, vol. II, p. 209, no. 516 (illustrated; dated June-July 1888).
J. Hulsker, The Complete van Gogh, Paintings, Drawings, Sketches, Amsterdam, 1977, p. 335, no. 1468 (illustrated; titled View of a River, Quay, and Bridge).
R. Pickvance, Van Gogh in Arles, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1984, pp. 136-137 (illustrated, p. 137, fig. 38).
W. Feilchenfeldt, Vincent van Gogh & Paul Cassirer, Berlin: The reception of Van Gogh in Germany from 1901 to 1914, Zwolle, 1988, pp. 22 and 93.
I.F. Walther and R. Metzger, Vincent van Gogh: The Complete Paintings, Arles February 1888–Auvers-sur-Oise, July 1890, Cologne, 1993, vol. II, p. 379 (illustrated in color).
J. Hulsker, The New Complete Van Gogh, Paintings, Drawings, Sketches, Amsterdam, 1996, pp. 324 and 334, no. 1468 (illustrated, p. 335).
L. van Tilborgh, "Van Gogh. Martigny" in The Burlington Magazine, October 2000, vol. 142, no. 1171, p. 658 (illustrated, fig. 62).
C. Stolwijk and H. Veenenbos, The Account Book of Theo van Gogh and Jo van Gogh-Bonger, Amsterdam, 2002, pp. 51, 125, 146-147, 162 and 172 (illustrated, p. 172; titled View of a River, Quay and Bridge).
D.M. Field, Van Gogh, Fränkisch-Crumbach, 2003, p. 201 (illustrated in color, p. 200).
M. Bailey, Van Gogh and Britain: Pioneer Collectors, exh. cat., National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 2006, p. 129.
L. Jansen, H. Luijten and N. Bakker, eds., Vincent van Gogh: The Letters, New York, 2009, pp. 133-136, letter 627; p. 158, letter 634 and pp. 231-235, letter 660 (illustrated in color, p. 133, fig 2; illustrated again in color, p. 158, fig. 5 and p. 231, fig. 2).
W. Feilchenfeldt, Vincent van Gogh: The Years in France, Complete Paintings, 1886-1890. Dealers, Collectors, Exhibitions, Provenance, London, 2013, p. 153 (illustrated in color; dated 21 June 1888).
L. van Tilborgh; N. Bakker; C. Homburg; T. Kodera and C. Uhlenbeck, Van Gogh and Japan, exh. cat., Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, 2018, pp. 59 and 179, note 47.
Exhibited
Groningen, Museum van Oudheden, Vincent van Gogh, February 1896, no. 19 (titled Rhône près d’Arles).
Rotterdam, Kunstzalen Oldenzeel, Tentoonstelling der werken, wijlen Vincent van Gogh, March-April 1896, no. 49 (titled De Rhône nabij Arles).
The Hague, Arts & Crafts Gallery, Tentoonstelling van acquarellen, teekeningen en schetsen van Vincent van Gogh: Verzameling Hidde Nijland, April 1898, no. 29 (titled Setting sun).
Munich, Kunstaustellungsgebäude, Secession: Frühjahr Ausstellung, Spring 1903, no. 236 (titled Die Rhônebrücke).
Groningen, Scholtens, Vincent van Gogh, 1904, no. 13/248 (titled Soleil couchant sur le Rhône).
Berlin, Kunstsalon Paul Cassirer, Vincent van Gogh, Spring 1905, no. 30 (titled Sonnenuntergang an der Rhône).
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Vincent van Gogh, July-August 1905, no. 109 (titled Zonsondergang aan de Rhône).
Hamburg, Kunstsalon Paul Cassirer, I. Ausstellung, September-October 1905, no. 16 (titled Sonnenuntergang an der Rhône).
Dresden, Kunstsalon Ernst Arnold, II. Ausstellung. Vincent van Gogh, Constantin Guys, October-November 1905, no. 13 (titled Sonnenuntergang an der Rhône).
Berlin, Kunstsalon Paul Cassirer, Collectiv-Ausstellung, December 1905.
Vienna, Galerie H.O. Miethke, Vincent van Gogh, January 1906, no. 37 (titled Sonnenuntergang üb. d. Rhône).
Vienna, Internationale Kunstschau, Gebaüde der Secession, May-October 1909, no. 5 (titled Sonnenuntergang über der Rhône).
Paris, Exposition des peintres de l'école post-impressionniste, November 1923.
London, The Lefevre Gallery (Alex. Reid & Lefevre, Ltd.), Exhibition of the Post-Impressionist Masters: Gauguin, Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, Representative Pictures by Renoir, October-November 1923, p. 13, no. 19 (titled Bords du Rhône à Arles and dated 1888-1889).
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., A Century of French Paintings: An Exhibition Organized for the Benefit of the French Hospital of New York, November-December 1928, no. 30 (illustrated; dated 1888-1889).
San Francisco, The California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Exhibition of French Paintings from the Fifteenth Century to the Present Day, June-July 1934, p. 62, no. 156 (dated 1888-1889).
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Van Gogh: Fourteen Masterpieces, Loan Exhibition for the Benefit of the Home for the Destitute Blind, March-April 1948, no. 2 (illustrated).
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Exhibition of the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. André Meyer, June-July 1962, p. 26 (illustrated).
Martigny, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Van Gogh, June-November 2000, pp. 272 and 301-302, no. 59 (illustrated in color, p. 219).
Oslo, Munch Museum and Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum, Van Gogh: Munch, May 2015-January 2016, p. 234, no. 114 (illustrated in color, p. 142).
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13 May 2021
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