Peasant Woman Against a Background of Wheat

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Vincent van Gogh. Peasant Woman Against a Background of Wheat. 1890.

Peasant Woman Against a Background of Wheat is an 1890 painting by Vincent van Gogh. Van Gogh went on to paint several versions of this painting.[1]

The painting has changed hands several times. In 1997, Stephen Wynn paid $47.5 million for the painting.[2]

On October 7, 2005, it was announced that Stephen Wynn had sold the painting along with Gauguin's Bathers to Steven A. Cohen for more than $100 million.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Archived February 10, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Hughes, Robert (1998-11-02). "Art Class". TIME. Retrieved 2013-08-14. 
  3. ^ Carol Vogel. "A Gauguin and a van Gogh Change Hands". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-08-14.