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Standing Nude (Girl)

Artist:
Henri Matisse (French, Le Cateau-Cambrésis 1869–1954 Nice)
Date:
1906; this cast, 1951
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
without base: 19 × 5 × 6 1/2 in. (48.3 × 12.7 × 16.5 cm) with base:: 20 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (52.1 x 14 x 19.1 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.456.116
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2018 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
#1807. Standing Nude
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Inscription: Inscribed (on back of bronze, near bottom): HM / 0

Marking: Stamped (on back of bronze, near bottom, foundry mark): CIRE/ C. VALSUANI/ PERDUE [in rectangle]
the artist (1951–d. 1954; his estate, Paris, 1955; to P. Matisse); Pierre Matisse, New York (ca. 1955–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)

Knokke-le-Zoute. Grande salle des expositions de "La Réserve". "Matisse," July 12–August 31, 1952, no. 34.

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

Düsseldorf. Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen. "Henri Matisse: Figur, Farbe, Raum," October 29, 2005–February 19, 2006, no. 30.

Dallas Museum of Art and Nasher Sculpture Center. "Matisse: Painter as Sculptor," January 21–April 29, 2007, no. 32.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. "Matisse: Painter as Sculptor," June 9–September 16, 2007, no. 32.

Baltimore Museum of Art. "Matisse: Painter as Sculptor," October 28, 2007–February 3, 2008, no. 32.

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

Claude Duthuit with Wanda de Guébriant. Henri Matisse: Catalogue Raisonné de l'oeuvre sculpté. Paris, 1997, pp. 257, 312, 340, 352, no. 20, ill. pp. 48–51.

Holland Cotter. "Matisse the Son, Illuminating His Father's Legacy." New York Times (2004), p. E28.

Magdalena Dabrowski in "Selections from the Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 61 (Spring 2004), pp. 28–29, ill.

Magdalena Dabrowski in The American Matisse: The Dealer, His Artists, His Collection. The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection. New York, 2009, pp. 87–88, 158–59, ill. (color).



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