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  1. 28 Feb. 1886 1886
     - 19 Feb. 1888 1888

The English-run art supply store Hardy-Alan had a shop in Paris and sold paint, canvases and easels, and Vincent occasionally bought materials there. The shop’s mark was visible on the reverse of Vase of Cornflowers, Daisies, Poppies and White Carnations until the painting was relined during a restoration. Artists including Auguste Renoir, Henri Fantin-Latour and James McNeill Whistler also patronised the shop, which did business from 1862 to 1933. Hardy-Alan manufactured its own canvases and paint in a workshop at 15 Avenue Victor Hugo in Vanves (then just outside of Paris).

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