Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Study for "Homage to Mother"

Artist:
Umberto Boccioni (Italian, Reggio 1882–1916 Sorte)
Date:
1907
Medium:
Graphite on paper
Dimensions:
15 3/8 x 22 3/4 in. (39.1 x 57.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Lydia Winston Malbin, 1989
Accession Number:
1990.38.7
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): Umberto Boccioni
the artist (1907–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)

Milan. Galleria Centrale d'Arte. "Grande Esposizione Boccioni: Pittore e Scultore Futurista," December 28, 1916–January 14, 1917, no. 36 (as "Studio per il trittico in nero Veneriamo la madre").

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "The Graphic Work of Umberto Boccioni," May 30–August 9, 1961, no. 15 (as "Homage to Mother [Veneriamo la Madre]," 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. 15.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "The Graphic Work of Umberto Boccioni," January 14–February 19, 1962, no. 15.

Philadelphia Museum of Art. "Futurism and the International Avant-Garde," October 26, 1980–January 4, 1981, no. 16 (as "Homage to Mother," 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. 18 (lent by Lydia Winston Malbin, New York).

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

Madrid. Fundación MAPFRE. "Del Divisionismo al Futurismo: El arte italiano hacia la modernidad," February 17–June 5, 2016, no. 54.

Maurizio Calvesi and Ester Coen. Boccioni: L'opera completa. Milan, 1983, p. 230, no. 291, erroneously locate it in the Museum of Modern Art, New York.



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