Exhibitions/ Art Object

Nude

Artist:
Henri Matisse (French, Le Cateau-Cambrésis 1869–1954 Nice)
Date:
ca. 1908
Medium:
Graphite on paper
Dimensions:
12 x 9 1/8 in. (30.5 x 23.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.70.8
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): Henri-Matisse
the artist (until 1910; sold in 1910 for $16 to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (1910–d. 1946; his estate, 1946–49; gift to MMA)

Moscow. "Zolotoe Runo/ La Toison d'Or," January 24–February 28, 1909, no. 88 or 89 [probably this work].

New York. The Little Gallery at "291". "Exhibition of Drawings and Photographs of Paintings by Henri Matisse," February 23–March 8, 1910, no catalogue.

New York. Armory of the Sixty-ninth Regiment. "International Exhibition of Modern Art (The Armory Show)," February 17–March 15, 1913, no. 414 (as "Drawing").

Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. "Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Representative Modern Masters," April 17–May 9, 1920, no. 156 (as "Drawing no. 4").

Philadelphia Museum of Art. "History of an American, Alfred Stieglitz: '291' and After, Selections from the Stieglitz Collection," July 1–November 1, 1944, no. 53 (as "Nude Seated").

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Alfred Stieglitz Exhibition: His Collection," June 10–August 31, 1947, no catalogue (checklist no. 71; as "Drawing").

Art Institute of Chicago. "Alfred Stieglitz: His Photographs and His Collection," February 2–29, 1948, extended to March 7, 1948, no catalogue (checklist no. 47.65) [probably this work].

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "From the Alfred Stieglitz Collection: An Extended Loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 22–August 12, 1951, no catalogue (checklist no. E.L. 51.681; loan extended to September 15, 1960).

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Henri Matisse," November 13, 1951–January 13, 1952, no. 114.

Cleveland Museum of Art. "Henri Matisse," February 5–March 16, 1952, no. 114.

Art Institute of Chicago. "Henri Matisse," April 1–May 4, 1952, no. 114.

San Francisco Museum of Art. "Henri Matisse," May 22–July 6, 1952, no. 114.

Rochester, N. Y. George Eastman House. "Photo-Secession: Photography as a Fine Art," October 15, 1960–January 15, 1961, not in catalogue.

Utica. Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute. "1913 Armory Show, 50th Anniversary Exhibition," February 17–March 31, 1963, no. 414 (1/3).

New York. Armory of the Sixty-ninth Regiment. "1913 Armory Show, 50th Anniversary Exhibition," April 6–28, 1963, no. 414 (1/3).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings from the Alfred Stieglitz Collection," September 9–November 12, 1967, no catalogue (unnumbered checklist).

Paris. Musée du Louvre. "Dessins Français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, de David à Picasso," October 25, 1973–January 7, 1974, no. 59.

Paris. Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou. "Paris—New York," June 1–September 19, 1977, unnumbered cat. (p. 249).

Musée Matisse, Le Cateau-Cambrésis. "Matisse: Sculpture–dessins, dialogue," November 6, 1993–February 6, 1994, unnumbered cat. (fig. 51).

Melbourne. National Gallery of Victoria. "Matisse," July 19–September 3, 1995, no. 44.

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries," January 28–April 22, 2001, unnumbered cat. (pl. 11).

L'Annonciade, Musée de Saint-Tropez. "Henri Matisse: Émerveillement pour le Sud," July 10–October 11, 2004, no. 36.

Dallas Museum of Art and Nasher Sculpture Center. "Matisse: Painter as Sculptor," January 21–April 29, 2007, no. 60.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe," October 13, 2011–January 2, 2012, no. 12.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Nudes: Drawings by Sculptors," October 20, 2014–January 25, 2015, no catalogue.

"16 Reproductions des oeuvres de Henri Matisse." Zolotoe Runo - La toison d'or 4, no. 6 (1909), p. 11, ill., as "dessin".

Alfred Stieglitz, ed. "Photo-Secession Notes." Camera Work no. 30 (April 1910), pp. 49, 51-53.

Alfred Stieglitz, ed. "Plates: From the Drawings Exhibited at the Matisse Exhibition, Photo-Secession Gallery, March 1910." Camera Work no. 32 (October 1910), p. 29, pl. 1.

James Huneker. "Review of 'Exhibition of Drawings, and Photographs of Paintings by Henri Matisse'." New York Sun (1910), reprinted in "Camera Work," no. 30 (April 1910), pp. 48-49.

[Elisabeth Luther Cary]. "News and Notes of the Art World." New York Times (March 6, 1910), p. SM14.

Harrington. "Review of "Exhibition of Drawings, and Photographs of Paintings by Henri Matisse"." New York Herald (1910), reprinted in "Camera Work," no. 30 (April 1910), pp. 51-52.

Florence N. Levy. "Modern Masters at the Pennsylvania Academy." International Studio 71 (August 1920), p. XXXIII.

Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Matisse: His Art and His Public. New York, 1951, pp. 98, 115, 323, fig. 4.

Milton W. Brown. The Story of the Armory Show. Greenwich, Conn., 1963, p. 268, no. 414.

Gabrielle Kueny and Germain Viatte. Inventaire des collections publiques françaises. Vol. 8, Grenoble, Musée de Peinture et de Sculpture: Dessins modernes. Paris, 1963, under no. 132, unpaginated.

George Heard Hamilton. "The Alfred Stieglitz Collection." Metropolitan Museum Journal 3 (1970), pp. 378–79, fig. 4.

Victor I. Carlson. Matisse as a Draughtsman. Exh. cat., Baltimore Museum of Art. Baltimore, 1971, p. 52, under cat. no. 16.

Stephen Longstreet. The Drawings of Matisse. Alhambra, Calif., 1973, unpaginated, ill.

Donald E. Gordon. Modern Art Exhibitions, 1900–1916: Selected Catalogue Documentation. Vol. 2, Munich, 1974, pp. 309, 672.

Kathleen Howard, ed. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide. New York, 1983, p. 410, fig. 1.

Milton W. Brown. The Story of the Armory Show. 2nd ed. [1st ed., 1963]. New York, 1988, p. 293, no. 414.

Marius de Zayas. How, When, and Why Modern Art Came to New York. Ed. Francis M. Naumann. Cambridge, Mass., 1996, p. 4, fig. 10.

John H. Cauman. "Matisse and America, 1905–1933." PhD diss., City University of New York, 2000, vol. 1, p. 117 n. 46, p. 191 n. 2, fig. 1.44.

Rachel Mustalish in Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe. The Alfred Stieglitz Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ed. Lisa Mintz Messinger. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2011, p. 38.

Sabine Rewald in Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe. Ed. Lisa Mintz Messinger. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2011, pp. 37–38, 245, no. 12, ill. (color).



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