Portrait of Dr. Gachet

1890
Vincent van Gogh (Dutch (worked in France), 1853–1890)


Catalogue Raisonné

de la Faille 1664

Dimensions

Platemark: 18 x 15 cm (7 1/16 x 5 7/8 in.) Sheet: 32.3 x 23.3 cm (12 11/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.393

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint, printed in red ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Impression by Vincent van Gogh and Paul Ferdinand Gachet, or possibly Gachet alone (ref: S. van Heugten 1995.) 61 known impressions. Date: probably June 15.

Inscription

In graphite, l.l.: Vincent van Gogh; in red chalk, l.r.: L'homme à la pipe; in graphite, verso: Vincent van Gogh épreuve ancienne très rare Paul Gachet [signature]

Provenance

William G. Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; bequest of W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1960)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen