Vincent van Gogh - The Reaper. Le moissonneur (d’après Millet) 1889

Vincent van Gogh - Le moissonneur (d’après Millet) 1889

The Reaper. Le moissonneur, d’après Millet 1889
43x24cm oil/canvas
Sold for: USD 31.03 million
Auction house: Christie's, London
Sale date: 27 June 2017
Seller: Private collection, United States
Buyer: Anonymous buyer

Painted at Saint-Rémy in September 1889 at a critical moment in the penultimate year of Vincent van Gogh’s life, Le moissonneur (d’après Millet) pays homage to the artist whom he most admired and respected: Jean-François Millet.