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    Vincent Van Gogh, circa 1915
    Bronze with patina
    Inscribed monogram, title, and motto: MIJN GOD MAG HET
    Cast in an edition of thirteen
    Foundry mark: Fonderie Natle des Bronzes Ance Firme J. Petermann St. Gilles Bruxelles
    15-1/2 inches (39.5 cm) high

    H.P. Bremmer, The Hague;
    Christie's, Amsterdam, 1990, lot 232.

    Stichting Hopmanshuis Zwolle, Herleving Nederlandse Beeldhouwkunst van 1890-1920, 1959.

    Cf. Wendingen, vol. V, 1923, p. 7;
    A.M. Hammacher, Mendes da Costa, de Geestelijke Boodschap der Beeldhouwkunst, Rotterdam, 1941, pp. 43-45, and 74;
    A.M. Hammacher, Beeldhouwkunst van Deze Eeuw en een Schets van Haar Ontwikkeling in de Negentiende Eeuw, Amsterdam, 1955, figs. 29 and 30;
    E. van Uitert, De Legende Vorming te Bevorderen: Vincent van Gogh Mythe, Amsterdam, 1977, p. 22;
    Kunstschrift no. 1, Joseph Mendes da Costa, "een prachtig mens", The Hague, 1997, p. 32, fig. 45, for another cast in the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam;
    Singer Museum, exh. cat., Leven in een Verzameling, Toegepaste Kunst 1890-1940 uit de Collectie Meentwijck, Waanders, 2000, p. 171, fig. 196, for other casts in the collections of the Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, and Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.

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    December, 2009
    10th Thursday
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