Artist Vincent van Gogh, Dutch, 1853-1890
  • Vase with Carnations
  • Still Life with Carnations
Date 1886
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 17 × 14 inches (43.2 × 35.6 cm)
Framed: 24 1/2 × 21 1/4 × 1 1/2 inches (62.2 × 54 × 3.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Estate of Catherine Kresge Dewey
Accession Number 2019.20
Department European Painting
Not On View
by 1909, (J.P. Schneider, Frankfurt am Main, Germany);
1909-at least 1931, purchased by Albert Ullmann [1862-1912] and Hedwig Ullmann [born Nathan, later Ullin] [1872-1945] (Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Melbourne, Australia).
before 1947, Mr. and Mrs. William Goetz [1903-1969] (Los Angeles, California, USA);
1947, bought by (Wildenstein & Co., New York, New York, USA);
1950, bought by Catherine Kresge [Mrs. Charles B. Murphy, later Catherine Kresge Dewey] [1908-1990] (Detroit, Michigan, USA and East Hampton, Suffolk County, New York, USA);
1990-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Dorn, R. and W. Feilchenfeldt. "Genuine or fake? On the history and problems of Van Gogh connoisseurship," The Mythology of Vincent van Gogh, ed. Kodera Tsukasa, Eng. ed. Y. Rosenberg. Tokyo/ Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Asahi National Broadcasting Co. Ltd. and John Benjamins B.V., 1993, p. 280, (fig. 167a) [obverse in color], (fig. 167b) [reverse].

Bailey, M. "Van Gogh the Fakes Debate," Apollo (January 2005): pp. 55-63, esp. p. 59, no. 17, (repr.).

Van Gogh: Still Lifes. Exh. cat., Museum Barberini. Potsdam, 2019, pp. 152-154, cat. 10 (ill.).