Street in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, Zundert 1853–1890 Auvers-sur-Oise)

ca. July 15, 1888
Reed pen, quill, and ink over chalk on wove paper (backed with wove paper)
sheet: 9 9/16 x 12 1/2 in. (24.3 x 31.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, 1948
Accession Number:
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: lower left in pen and ink: Vincent

    Marking: touches of black chalk at upper and lower right (apparently attempts to camouflage repairs - to pin holes?) suggest that the ink was much darker at the time the chalk was applied, or it would not appear so much darker now.

  • Provenance

    A. Ronde (lived Mainz); M. Goldschmidt ; Thannhauser ; Eugène Druet (French); Donor: Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 30, 1998–February 8, 1999.

  • Catalogue Raisonné

    Faille 1435; Hulsker 1506; Pickvance 1984, no. 64

  • References

    J. B. De La Faille L'Oeuvre de Vincent van Gogh: Catalogue raisonné. 1928; rev. edition 1970, cat. no. 1435.

    Jan Hulsker The Complete Van Gogh. Paintings, Drawings, Sketches. New York, 1980, cat. no. 1506, ill.

    Marina Ferretti-Bocquillon, Anne Distel, John Leighton, Susan Alyson Stein Signac 1863-1935. Ex. cat., Grand Palais, Paris, Feb. 27-May 28, 2001, Rijksmuseum Vincent van Gogh, Amsterdam, June 15-Sept. 9, 2001, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Oct. 9-Dec. 30, 2001. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2001, fig. no. 20, p. 25, ill.

    Colta Ives, Susan Alyson Stein, Sjraar van Heugten, Marije Vellekoop, Marjorie Shelley, Silvia A. Centeno Vincent van Gogh: The Drawings. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2005, pp. 175,270, 272, 339,349, 350, 351, 355 n.36, 357, cat. no. 53, fig. no. 18,180,244-5,261, pp. 13,165, 174, ill.

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