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Van Gogh Found in Heartland, USA

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The provenance for the painting is documented in the June 1894 GAR post minutes. The GAR members solicited donations from the community. Mr. Fred Byscholog delivered the picture.

The GAR post members were Veterans of the American Civil War of 1861-1865. The painting is documented in the meeting minutes dated June 1894, page 23 this establishes the provenance and the link to the donor. The donor information is not disclosed for privacy reasons.

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Page 23 from 1894 Gar minutes
Donations were solicited by the post and documented in the meeting minutes with a vote of thanks to the soliciting committee.

The buildings furniture, fixtures and pictures were insured for $500.00 on page 140 of the GAR post minutes.

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