Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Self-Portrait

Artist:
Umberto Boccioni (Italian, Reggio 1882–1916 Sorte)
Date:
1910
Medium:
Ink, wash and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
10 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. (26 x 22.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Lydia Winston Malbin, 1989
Accession Number:
1990.38.12
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right): 21-1-910/ BOCCIONI
[Galerie Neumann, Berlin, until 1922; sold in 1922 to Vasari]; Ruggero Vasari, Berlin and Milazzo (1922–58; sold on June 1, 1958, through Piero Dorazio, Rome, to Winston); Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston, Birmingham, Mich. (1958–his d. 1966); Lydia Winston Malbin, Detroit and New York (1966–d. 1989; her bequest to MMA)

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "The Graphic Work of Umberto Boccioni," May 30–August 9, 1961, no. 139 (lent by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lewis Winston, Birmingham, Mich.).

Detroit Institute of Arts. "The Graphic Work of Umberto Boccioni," October 18–December 19, 1961, no. 139.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "The Graphic Work of Umberto Boccioni," January 14–February 19, 1962, no. 139.

New York. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. "Futurism: A Modern Focus. The Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston Collection. Dr. and Mrs. Barnett Malbin," November 16, 1973–February 3, 1974, no. 177 (lent by The Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston Collection [Dr. and Mrs. Barnett Malbin, New York]).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Boccioni: A Retrospective," September 15, 1988–January 8, 1989, no. 42 (lent by Lydia Winston Malbin, New York).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Boccioni and Women," June 19–October 18, 1998, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Lens and the Mirror, Part 1: Modern Self-Portraits from the Collection," April 7–July 12, 2009, no catalogue.

Palazzo Reale, Milan. "Umberto Boccioni (1882-1916). Genio e Memoria," March 23–July 10, 2016, no. 94.

Maurizio Calvesi and Ester Coen. Boccioni: L'opera completa. Milan, 1983, p. 312, no. 459, erroneously locate it in the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Ester Coen. Umberto Boccioni. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1988, pp. 80–81, no. 42, ill.



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