Academy Registrar Pauline Sugino accompanied our van Gogh “Wheat Field” to Basel and its unveiling at the Kunstmuseum Basel was a media event. That’s her at the right-hand corner of the painting in this photo from Agence France Press.
Can you read Swiss German? Here are links to articles on the event.
a-z.ch: Die Kunst des Auspackens (actually mentions the Academy and Pauline)
DSR: «Weizenfeld» aus Hawaii ausgeliehen (this one mentions the Academy)