Portrait of Alexander Reid by Vincent Van Gogh

Portrait of Alexander Reid (1854-1928).


Oil on pasteboard
42 x 34 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,500 ( Total: £166,250; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
Lefevre Contemporary Art

The sitter was an art dealer who built up a collection of French 19th century paintings, now in Glasgow Art Gallery. Van Gogh and Reid shared lodgings in Paris at the time when the portrait was painted.


Mme J.van Gogh-Bonger; V.W.van Gogh; A.J.Mcneil Reid; Graham Reid.

Venue details

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG 0141 276 9599 www.glasgowlife.org.uk/kelvingrove

Entry details

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