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Object Details
Medium: Oil on canvas 
Dimensions: 72.4 x 92.1 cm (28 1/2 x 36 1/4 in.) 
Geog. Data:  
Period: 19th century 
Culture Dutch 
Le café de nuit (The Night Café)
Artist: Vincent van Gogh, Dutch, active in France, 1853?1890
Bequest of Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903
This object is on view at the gallery.
Alan Shestack, ed., Yale University Art Gallery Selections (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 68–69, ill.
Michael Conforti et al., The Clark Brothers Collect: Impressionist and Early Modern Paintings, exh. cat. (Williamstown, Mass.: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2006), 156, 181–83, 248, 316, 328, no. 144, fig. 149, 152.
Carol Troyen et al., Edward Hopper, exh. cat. (Verona, Italy: MFA Publications, 2007), 199, no. 74, ill.
Carlos Bosch, El Billar No Es De Vagos: Ciencia, Juegos y Diversion (San Diego: El Fondo de Cultura Economica, 2010), ill.
Petra ten-Doesschate Chu, Nineteenth-Century European Art, ed. Sarah Touborg (Boston: Laurence King Publishing Ltd., 2012), 435.
Arthur P. Shimamura, Experiencing art: in the brain of the beholder (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013), 83, fig. 4.6.
Natalya Semyonova and Nicolas V. Iljine, eds., Selling Russia's Treasures, The Soviet Trade in Nationalized Art, 1917–1938 (New York: MTA Publishing, 2013), 234–235, ill.
Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery's complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.