About This Artwork

Johan Barthold Jongkind
Dutch, 1819-1891

A Roadside Tavern, 1863

Oil on canvas
33.5 x 46.4 cm (13 3/16 x 18 1/4 in.)
Inscribed lower right: Jongkind, 1863

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland, 1963.836

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Tableaux et aquarelles de Jongkind, May 15-June 10, 1899, no. 129.

Northampton, Mass., Smith College Museum of Art, Jongkind and the Pre-Impressionists: Painters of the Ecole Saint-Siméon, October 15-December 5, 1976, p. 37, no. 6; Williamstown, Mass., Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, December 17, 1976-February 13, 1977.

Publication History

Etienne Moreau-Nélaton, Jongkind raconté par lui-même (Paris, 1918), p. 78, pl. 51.

Victorine Hefting, Jongkind: Sa vie, son oeuvre, son époque (Paris, 1975), p.1863, pl. 262.

Ownership History

Sold by the dealer Détrimont to Durand-Ruel, Paris, November 5, 1891 [according to a letter of Caroline Durand-Ruel Godfroy, May 3, 2000, in curatorial file]; sold to their New York gallery, November 17, 1899 [according to letter cited above]; sold by Durand-Ruel, New York, to Mrs. J.J. Borland (died 1933), Chicago, February 16, 1900 [according to letter cited above]; by descent to her son Chauncey Borland, who gave it to the Art Institute of Chicago in 1963.

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