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June - September 1889, Vincent van Gogh, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence.
September 1889 - January 1891, Theo van Gogh, Paris, acquired from his brother Vincent van Gogh.
January 1891 - February 1906, Johanna (Jo) van Gogh-Bonger, Amsterdam, in trust for her son, Vincent Willem van Gogh, Amsterdam, inherited from Theo van Gogh.
February 1906 - ?, Karl Ernst Osthaus, Hagen, purchased through Jo van Gogh-Bonger.
1924, Collection Kunsthandel D. Komter, Amsterdam.
By 1928 - 1938/39 or later, Salomon (Sam) van Deventer, Wassenaar, The Netherlands.
[1940, unknown German buyer, purchased from Sam van Deventer]
[1945/46, Galerie M. Schulthess, Basel]
By 1947 - April 1947, Katz Galerie (Nathan Katz), Basel, Switzerland.
April 1947 - 1982, John Hay Whitney, New York, purchased from Katz Galerie through Knoedler Galleries (no. CA2846), New York.
1982 - 1998, Betsey Cushing Roosevelt Whitney, New York, inherited from John Hay Whitney.
1998, The Museum of Modern Art, acquired by bequest from Mrs. John Hay Whitney (Betsey Cushing Roosevelt Whitney).
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