Black chalk, with stumping and erasing, on cream wove paper
Inscribed recto, lower left, in graphite: "arracheuse de carottes (hiver)" [not in Van Gogh‘s hand]; verso, lower center, in graphite: "53 1/2 x 43"
525 x 422 mm
Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Ambroise Vollard, Recollections of a Picture Dealer (London, 1936), p. 64.
J. B. de la Faille, The Works of Vincent van Gogh: His Paintings and Drawings (Amsterdam, 1970), p. 577, no. 1690 (ill.).
Jan Hulsker, The New Complete van Gogh: Paintings, Drawings, Sketches (Amsterdam, 1996), pp. 190–91, no. 845 (ill.).
James N. Wood and Debra N. Mancoff, Treasures from The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 2000), p. 209 (ill.).
Belinda Thomson, Van Gogh (Chicago, 2001), pp. 28, 90, and 106, pl. 3.
Cambridge, Mass., Fogg Art Museum, December 9, 1967–March 29, 1968.
Waltham, Mass., Dreitzer Gallery, Brandeis University, "50 Drawings by 50 Modern Masters," February 22–April 5,1970.
The Art Institute of Chicago, "Drawings in Dialogue: Old Master Through Modern, The Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection," June 3–July 30, 2006, p. 116, cat. 79 (ill.).
Sold by Ambroise Vollard (1867–1939), Paris, to Adrien Hébrard (1865–1937), July 1906 [letter from Marcel Guiot in curatorial file]; by descent to Mme. Hébrard [notes in curatorial file]. Sold by Marcel Guiot (1893–1977), Paris, to Dorothy Braude Edinburg, April 1965 [collector notes]; given to the Art Institute, 1998.
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