GOGH, Vincent van
(b. 1853, Groot Zundert, d. 1890, Auvers-sur-Oise)

Head of a Peasant Woman with Greenish Lace Cap

February-March 1885, Nuenen
Oil on canvas, 38 x 29 cm
Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo

Catalogue numbers: F 74, JH 648.

Van Gogh lived in Nuenen between December 1883 and November 1885. From here he made long excursions to the countryside, depicted the local peasants in a portrait series in order to execute The Potato Eaters, the main piece of the period.