About This Artwork

Johan Barthold Jongkind
Dutch, 1819-1891

The Church of Overschie, 1866

Oil on canvas
30.5 x 50.8 cm (12 x 20 in.)
Inscribed lower right: Jongkind 1866

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1933.1129

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, An Exhibition of Modern French Paintings, November 1921, no cat.

Columbus, Ohio, Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, A Tour of Famous Cities, October 3–November 18, 1952, no. 25.

Publication History

Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1961), p. 249.

Faber Birren, History of Color in Painting: With New Principles of Color Expression (New York: Reinhold, 1965), p. 266, fig. 10-25.

Victorine Hefting, Jongkind: sa vie, son oeuvre, son époque (Paris: Arts et métiers graphiques, 1975), p. 174 (ill.), no. 375.

Richard Shiff, Cézanne and the End of Impressionism: A Study of the Theory, Technique, and Critical Evaluation of Modern Art (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984), pp. 34, 96, 98, figs. 8, 15.

Richard Shiff, “The End of Impressionism,” in Charles S. Moffett, The New Painting: Impressionism 1874–1886, exh. cat. (Washington D.C: National Gallery of Art, 1986), pp. 76–77, fig. 10.

Adolphe Stein et. al, Jongkind: catalogue critique de l’oeuvre, vol. 1 (Paris: Brame & Lorenceau, 2003), p. 183 (ill.), no. 400.

Ownership History

E[rnest] May, by 1890; his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, June 4, 1890, lot 36, for 2,700 francs [price according to an annotated copy of the sale catalogue in the Philadelphia Museum of Art Library]. Probably Durand-Ruel, New York, by 1890 [according to an invoice from Durand-Ruel to Ryerson, Ryerson Papers, Art Institute Archives]; probably sold to Martin A. Ryerson (died 1932), Chicago, October 27, 1890 [according to the invoice cited above]; bequeathed to the Art Institute, 1933.

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