Bank of the Oise at Auvers

Vincent van Gogh Dutch, 1853-1890

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About the Artwork

Bank of the Oise at Auvers

1890

Vincent van Gogh

1853-1890

Dutch

Unknown

Oil on canvas

Unframed: 28 3/4 × 35 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches (73 × 90.8 x 3.2 cm) Framed: 37 × 44 1/4 × 3 1/2 inches (94 × 112.4 × 8.9 cm) Framed/Glazed painting wieghs 41 Lbs

Paintings

European Modern Art to 1970

Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill

70.159

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Provenance

until September 1905, Johanna van Gogh-Bonger [1862-1925] (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

September 1905, acquired by (Paul Cassirer Gallery, Berlin, Germany)

December 13, 1905-December 23, 1915, Carl Reininghaus (Vienna, Austria)

December 23, 1915, (Paul Cassirer Gallery, Berlin, Germany)

December 23, 1915-March 11, 1927, Mrs. F.O. (Margaret) Oppenheim (Berlin, Germany)

March 11, 1927-August 31, 1931, (Thannhauser Art Gallery, Berlin, Germany)

August 31, 1931-January 15, 1935, (Knoedler & Co., New York, New York, USA)

January 15, 1935, purchased by Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA)

1970-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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Published References

Exhibition. Exh. cat., Stedelijk Museum. Amsterdam, 1905, no. 145. [lent by Mrs. J. van Gogh-Bonger.]

Exh. cat., Paul Cassirer Gallery. Berlin, 1914, cat. 143.

Exh. cat., Galerie Tannhauser. Berlin, 1927, cat. 1136.

Coquiot, G. Vincent van Gogh. Paris, 1923, p. 321.

Faille, J. B. de la. L'oeuvre de Van Gogh: Catalogue Raisonné. Paris, 1928, vol. 1, p. 226, no. 798; vol. 2, pl. 223.

A Century of Progress Exhibitions. Exh. cat., Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, 1933, cat. 375. [lent by M. Knoedler & Co.]

"Boats." Art News 31 (June 1933): p. 3 (ill.).

Uhde, W. Van Gogh. London, 1936, p. 71, no. 35 (ill.). [owner as Knoedler & Co.]

Goldscheider, L., and W. Uhde. Vincent Van Gogh. London, 1937, no. 101, pl. 101. [as Bank of the River, With Rowing Boats at Auvers; cited as the property of Knoedler & Co.]

Faille, J. B. de la. Vincent van Gogh, 2nd ed. New York, 1939, p. 537, no. 785 (ill.).

Goldscheider, L., and W. Uhde. Vincent van Gogh. New York, 1941, p. 5, no. 102, pl. 102. [erroneously citing owner as Berlin, Mrs. F. Oppenheim-photo Hanfstaengl.]

Finley, G.E. Van Gogh, New York, 1966, p. 29, pl. 77. [erroneously as in Otterlo, Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller.]

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Art. London, 1969, vol. 5, pp. 407-408.

The Robert Hudson Tannahill Bequest to The Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1970, pp. 18–19 (ill.), 27. [as "The Riverbank, La Grenouillère"]

Faille, J. B. de la. The Works of Vincent Van Gogh, 3rd ed. Amsterdam, 1970, p. 304, F798, p. 305 (ill.).

Cummings, Frederick J. and Charles H. Elam, eds. The Detroit Institute of Arts Illustrated Handbook. Detroit, 1971, p. 163 (ill.).

Lecaldano, P. L'Opera pittorica completa di Van Gogh. Milan, 1971, vol. 2, pp. 231-232, no. 844 (ill.).

Hulsker, J. The Complete Van Gogh. Amsterdam, 1977, p. 464, no. 2021 (ill.).

Barrielle, J.F. La vie et l'oeuvre de Vincent van Gogh. Paris, 1984, p. 191 (ill.).

Mothe, A. Vincent Van Gogh à Auvers-sur-Oise. Paris, 1987, pp. 158-159 (ill.).

Pickvance, Ronald. Van Gogh in Saint Rémy and Auvers. Exh. cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1986, pp.245-247, cat. 70 (ill.). [Pickvance dates painting to July 1890.]

Feilchenfeldt, W. Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Cassirer, Berlin. Zwolle, 1988, p. 121, no. F798 (ill.).

Vincent van Gogh. Exh. cat., Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam, 1990, p. 266, cat. 121 (ill.).

Supinen, M. "Julien Leclercq: a Champion of the unknown Vincent van Gogh." Jong Holland 6 (1990): pp. 5-14, p. 14 (fig. 12).

Hulsker, J. The New Complete Van Gogh: Paintings, Drawings, Sketches. Amsterdam and Philadelphia, 1996, pp. 462, 464, no. 2021 (ill.). [as June 1890.]

Zemel, C. Van Gogh's Progress Utopia, Modernity, and Late-Nineteenth Century Art. Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London, 1997, p. 217, (fig. 127).

Walther, I.F. & R. Metzger. Vincent van Gogh: The Complete Paintings. Cologne, 1997, p. 681 (ill.).

Welsh-Ovcharov, Bogomila. Van Gogh in Provence and Auvers. Southport, 1999, p. 261 (ill.).

Degas to Matisse: Impressionist and Modern Masterpieces from The Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., the Phillips Collection. Washington, D.C., 2000, pp. 88 (ill.), 139.

Wissman, F.W. European Vistas: Cultural Landscapes. Detroit, 2000, pp. 97-99 (ill.).

Bulletin of the DIA: Annual Report 77, no. 3/4 (2003): p. 8 (ill. only).

Solana, G. Van Gogh Los Ultimos Paisajes Auvers-sur-Oise. Exh. cat., Museo Thuyssen-Bornemisza. Madrid, 2007, pp. 35, 82-83, 150, cat. 18 (ill.).

Homburg, Cornelia. Vincent van Gogh, Timeless Country–Modern City. Exh. cat., Complesso Monumentale del Vittoriano. Rome, 2010, p. 193, no. 88.

Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise: His Final Months. Exh. cat., Van Gogh Museum and Musée d'Orsay. Amsterdam and Paris, 2023, pp. 68-69, no. 57; p. 69 (ill.).

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Vincent van Gogh, Bank of the Oise at Auvers, 1890, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill, 70.159.

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