Vincent van Gogh’s water color Wheat Stacks was sold at Christie’s in New York in 2021 for a record of 35,85 million USD. Van Gogh’s Portrait of Dr Gachet is the most expensive Van Gogh oil painting ever sold at auction for 83 million USD in 1990.

Today 134 years ago, on 16 June 1888,

Vincent van Gogh wrote to Theo from Arles:

"I’ve sent you 3 drawings by post today. The one with the wheat stacks in a farmyard will seem too bizarre to you, but it was done in great haste as a project for a painting, and it’s to show you what it’s like.”

The drawing Wheat Stacks served as a study for the painting:

Wheat Stacks
Arles, 1888
Pen, watercolour
50 x 62 cm
Private collection

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