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Vincent van Gogh. The Starry Night. Saint Rémy, June 1889

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The Starry Night

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890)

Saint Rémy, June 1889
Oil on canvas
29 x 36 1/4" (73.7 x 92.1 cm)
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Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

Theo van Gogh (1857–1891), Paris. 1889 – 1891
Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, Amsterdam (Theo van Gogh’s widow), Amsterdam. 1891 – 1900
Julien Leclercq, Paris. Purchased from Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, 1900 – February 1901
Claude-Emile Schuffenecker, Paris. Acquired from Julien Leclercq by exchange, February 1901
Mme Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, Amsterdam (Theo van Gogh’s widow), Amsterdam. Acquired from Schuffenecker, [after February 1901] - 1906
Oldenzeel Gallery, Rotterdam. Purchased from Jo van Gogh-Bonger, 1906
Miss Georgette P. van Stolk, Rotterdam. Purchased from Oldenzeel Gallery, 1906 – 1938
Paul Rosenberg Gallery, New York. Purchased (through J. Baart de la Faille, author of 1928 Van Gogh catalogue raisonné) from van Stolk [estate?], 1938 - 1941
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired from Paul Rosenberg Gallery, 1941

Cypress under the Moon
Nuit, Saint Rémy
Nuits de Saint Rémy
La nuit à Saint Rémy
La nuit
[Nuit étoilée]

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