Portrait of Alexander Reid by Vincent Van Gogh

Portrait of Alexander Reid (1854-1928).

Details

Medium:
Oil on pasteboard
Dimensions:
42 x 34 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,500 ( Total: £166,250; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1974
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

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 Strathclyde G3 8AG 0141 276 9599 www.glasgowlife.org.uk/kelvingrove

Entry details

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