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Analytical Study of a Woman's Head Against Buildings

Artist:
Umberto Boccioni (Italian, Reggio 1882–1916 Sorte)
Date:
1911–12
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
11 7/8 x 8 1/2 in. (30.2 x 21.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Lydia Winston Malbin, 1989
Accession Number:
1990.38.24
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (center left): Boccioni
the artist (until d. 1916); his sister, Amelia Raffaella Boccioni Callegari, Verona (1916–58; sold in 1958 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. 188 (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. 188.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "The Graphic Work of Umberto Boccioni," January 14–February 19, 1962, no. 188.

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. 214 (dated ca. 1912, lent by The Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston Collection [Dr. and Mrs. Barnett Malbin, New York]).

Philadelphia Museum of Art. "Futurism and the International Avant-Garde," October 26, 1980–January 4, 1981, no. 41 (lent by The Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston Collection [Dr. and Mrs. Barnett Malbin, New York]).

New Haven. Yale University Art Gallery. "The Futurist Imagination: Word + Image in Italian Futurist Painting, Drawing, Collage and Free-Word Poetry," April 13–June 26, 1983, no. 27 (lent by the Winston-Malbin 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. 70B.

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

Milan. Palazzo Reale. "Boccioni: Pittore, scultore, futurista," October 6, 2006–January 7, 2007, no. 13.

Palazzo Reale, Milan. "Umberto Boccioni (1882-1916). Genio e Memoria," March 23–July 10, 2016, no. 148.

Maurizio Calvesi and Ester Coen. Boccioni: L'opera completa. Milan, 1983, p. 459, no. 835, erroneously locate in the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Bernard de Grunne in The Futurist Imagination: Word + Image in Italian Futurist Painting, Drawing, Collage and Free-Word Poetry. Ed. Anne Coffin Hanson. Exh. cat., Yale University Art Gallery. [New Haven], 1983, pp. 45–46, 86, no. 27, ill. p. 44.

Laura Mattioli Rossi, ed. Boccioni: pittore, scultore, futurista. Exh. cat., Palazzo Reale. Milan, 2006, pp. 32, 183, no. 13, ill. p. 35 (color).



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