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Madeleine II

Artist:
Henri Matisse (French, Le Cateau-Cambrésis 1869–1954 Nice)
Date:
1903; this cast, probably 1930
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
23 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (59.1 x 19.1 x 19.1 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.456.115
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed (on back of rocklike support): HM 1/10

Marking: Stamped (on back of base, foundry mark): CIRE/ PERDUE/ C. VALSUANI
the artist (until d. 1954; his estate, Paris, 1954–58); Pierre Matisse, New York (1958–d. 1989); his widow, Maria-Gaetana Matisse, née von Spreti, New York (1989–d. 2001); Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Foundation (2002; gift to MMA)

Musée Matisse, Nice. "Henri Matisse: Sculptures," July 29–September 29, 1974, no. 7.

Paris. Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou. "Henri Matisse: Dessins et sculpture," May 29–September 7, 1975, no. 170.

Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels. "Henri Matisse: Dessins et sculpture/ Tekeningen en sculpturen," September 27–October 26, 1975, no. 162.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh. "The Sculpture of Henri Matisse," August 5–September 16, 1984, no. 6.

London. Hayward Gallery. "The Sculpture of Henri Matisse," October 4, 1984–January 6, 1985, no. 6.

Leeds City Art Gallery. "The Sculpture of Henri Matisse," January 18–March 24, 1985, no. 6.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection," May 18, 2004–June 26, 2005, no catalogue.

Museo Picasso Málaga. "La Colección Pierre y Maria-Gaetana Matisse en The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nueva York," March 26–June 24, 2007, no. 39.

Claude Duthuit with Wanda de Guébriant. Henri Matisse: Catalogue Raisonné de l'oeuvre sculpté. Paris, 1997, pp. 308, 340, 351, no. 10, ill. pp. 20–23.

Magdalena Dabrowski in The American Matisse: The Dealer, His Artists, His Collection. The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection. New York, 2009, pp. 79–80, 157, ill. (color).



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