Study for "The Story of a Seamstress": Sewing Machine
Umberto Boccioni (Italian, Reggio 1882–1916 Sorte)
Graphite on paper
9 3/8 x 6 1/2 in. (23.8 x 16.5 cm)
Bequest of Lydia Winston Malbin, 1989
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): U Boccioni
the artist (1908–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)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Boccioni: A Retrospective," September 15, 1988–January 8, 1989, no. 22.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Boccioni and Women," June 19–October 18, 1998, no catalogue.
Maurizio Calvesi and Ester Coen. Boccioni: L'opera completa. Milan, 1983, p. 241, no. 312, erroneously locate it in the Museum of Modern Art, New York.