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  • Nursery on the Schenkweg, April 1882
    Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890)
    Reed pen and iron gall ink; brush and wash; touches of gouache and scraping on laid paper; 11 5/8 x 23 1/16 in. (29.6 x 58.5 cm)
    Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971 (1972.118.281)

    Van Gogh's first commission came from his uncle Cornelis Marinus, an art dealer, for drawings of views of the Hague, where he was then living. This large view of a nursery close to Van Gogh's studio was among those he sent to Marinus in May 1882.

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  • Nursery on the Schenkweg, April 1882
    Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890)
    Reed pen and iron gall ink; brush and wash; touches of gouache and scraping on laid paper; 11 5/8 x 23 1/16 in. (29.6 x 58.5 cm)
    Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971 (1972.118.281)

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