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Summertime

Artist:
Balthus (Balthasar Klossowski) (French, Paris 1908–2001 Rossinière )
Date:
1935
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
23 5/8 x 28 3/4 in. (60 x 73 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gift of Himan Brown, by exchange, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.176
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower left): Balthus 1935
the artist (1935–38; in 1938 to Gomès); Henriette Gomès, Paris (1938–d. 1994); her widower, André Gomès, Paris (1994–96; sold in 1996 to MMA)

Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne. "Balthus," May 29–August 29, 1993, unnumbered cat. (p. 14; as "Etude pur La Montagne," lent by a private collection).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Painters in Paris: 1895–1950," March 8–December 31, 2000, extended to January 14, 2001, unnumbered cat. (p. 108).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Balthus Remembered," March 27–May 27, 2001, no catalogue.

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art. "Picasso and the School of Paris: Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York," September 14–November 24, 2002, no. 63.

Tokyo. Bunkamura Museum of Art. "Picasso and the School of Paris: Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York," December 7, 2002–March 9, 2003, no. 63.

Martigny. Fondation Pierre Gianadda. "Balthus: 100e anniversaire," June 16–November 23, 2008, no. 38.

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. "Earth, Sea, and Sky. Nature in Western Art: Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 6, 2012–January 4, 2013, not in catalogue.

Beijing. National Museum of China. "Earth, Sea, and Sky. Nature in Western Art: Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 1–May 9, 2013, not in catalogue.

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. "Balthus: A Retrospective," April 19–June 22, 2014, no. 019 (as "Étude pour 'La Montagne (L'Été)'").

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art. "Balthus," July 5–September 7, 2014, no. 019 (as "Étude pour 'La Montagne (L'Été)'").

Rome. Scuderie del Quirinale. "Balthus," October 24, 2015–January 31, 2016, unnumbered cat. (p. 76; as "Étude pour 'La Montagne' [L'Été]").

Kunstforum Wien. "Balthus: Balthasar Klossowski de Rola," February 24–June 19, 2016, unnumbered cat. (p. 109; as "Studie zu 'Der Berg [Summertime]'").

Gérard Regnier, ed. Balthus. Exh. cat., Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou. Paris, 1983, p. 344, no. 28, ill.

Virginie Monnier and Jean Clair, ed. Balthus: Catalogue Raisonné of the Complete Works. New York, 2000, pp. 126–27, no. P87, ill.



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