Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pierre Mac Orlan

Artist:
Jules Pascin (American (born Bulgaria), Vidin 1885–1930 Paris)
Date:
1924
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 1/4 x 28 3/4 in. (92.1 x 73 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
The Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls Collection, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.149.8
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed (lower left): au Patron Mac Orlan / pascin
the sitter, Saint-Cyr-sur-Morin, France (1924–at least 1954); Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, New York (by 1957–97; their gift to MMA)

New York. Perls Galleries. "Jules Pascin and the School of Paris," April 15–May 18, 1957, no catalogue.

New York. Perls Galleries. "Jules Pascin (1885–1930): Portraits and Models," November 20–December 29, 1962, no. 10 (as "Portrait de Pierre MacOrlan").

University Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley. "Pascin," November 15–December 18, 1966, no. 30 (as "Portrait of Pierre Mac Orlan," lent by Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, New York).

UCLA Art Galleries, University of California, Los Angeles. "Pascin," January 4–February 5, 1967, no. 30.

Ackland Art Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. "Pascin," February 19–March 19, 1967, no. 30.

Waltham, Mass. Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University. "Pascin," April 3–30, 1967, no. 30.

New York. Whitney Museum of American Art. "Pascin," May 17–June 25, 1967, no. 30.

Munich. Haus der Kunst. "Pascin," June 21–September 28, 1969, no. 39 (as "Portrait Mac Orlan," lent by the Perls Galleries, New York).

Vienna Secession. "Pascin," October 15–November 23, 1969, no. 39.

Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux. "Pascin," December 15, 1969–February 8, 1970, no. 39 (as "Portrait de Mac Orlan," lent by the Perls Galleries, New York).

Nice. Palais de la Méditerranée. "Rétrospective Pascin," February–April 1970, no. 39 (as "Portrait de Mac Orlan," lent by the Perls Galleries, New York).

Geneva. Musée d'Art et d'Histoire. "Exposition rétrospective Pascin," May 1–June 14, 1970, no. 39 (as "Portrait de Mac Orlan," lent by the Perls Galleries, New York).

New York. Perls Galleries. "Selections from the Perls Galleries Collection of Pascin 1885–1930," April 17–May 19, 1973, no catalogue.

Jewish Museum, New York. "The Circle of Montparnasse: Jewish Artists in Paris 1905–1945," October 22, 1985–February 2, 1986, no. 96 (as "Portrait of Pierre Mac Orlan [The Accordeonist]," lent by the Perls Galleries, New York).

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. 99).

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. 52.

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. 52.

Greenwich, Conn. Bruce Museum. "Paris Portraits: Artists, Friends, and Lovers," September 27, 2008–January 4, 2009, no. 35.

Paul Morand. Pascin. Paris, 1931, p. 45, pl. 15, calls it "Mac-Orlan à l'accordéon".

Luis Seoane. Jules Pascin. Buenos Aires, 1944, pp. 12–13, fig. 4, calls it "Retrato de Pierre Mac-Orlan tocando el acordeón".

Horace Brodzky. Pascin. London, 1946, p. 36, pl. 26, calls it "Man with Concertina (MacOrlay) [sic]" in the list of plates.

André Warnod. Pascin. Monte Carlo, 1954, pp. 76, 97, ill. p. 21 (color), calls it "Portrait de Pierre Mac Orlan" and locates it in the collection of Mac Orlan.

Stuart Preston. "Gallery Variety: New Shows Offer Work by Nadelman, Ernst, Pascin, Gross and Others." New York Times (April 21, 1957), p. 101, ill.

Alfred Werner. Pascin. New York, [1962], unpaginated, colorpl. 19, calls it "Portrait of Pierre Mac Orlan" and locates it in the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, New York.

Tom L. Freudenheim. Pascin. Exh. cat., University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley. Berkeley, 1966, unpaginated, no. 30, ill. (color).

Gaston Diehl. Pascin. New York, [1968], p. 90, ill. p. 54 (color), calls it "Portrait of Pierre Mac Orlan".

Hilton Kramer. "Pascin's Bohemia." New York Times (April 22, 1973), p. 117, calls it "Portrait of Mac Orlan".

Yves Hemin et al. Pascin. Catalogue raisonné. Vol. 1, Peintures, aquarelles, pastels, dessins. Paris, 1984, colorpl. XIX, call it "Portrait de Pierre Mac Orlan".

Kenneth E. Silver in Kenneth E. Silver and Romy Golan. The Circle of Montparnasse: Jewish Artists in Paris 1905–1945. Exh. cat., Jewish Museum, New York. New York, 1985, pp. 39–40, 125, no. 96, fig. 39.

Bernard Baritaud. Pierre Mac Orlan: Sa vie, son temps. Geneva, 1992, p. 174, calls it "Pierre Mac Orlan jouant de l'accordéon".

William S. Lieberman in Picasso and the School of Paris: Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Exh. cat., Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art. [Tokyo], 2002, pp. 92, 168, no. 52, ill. p. 110 (color).

Jeanine Warnod. L'École de Paris: Dans l'intimité de Chagall, Foujita, Pascin, Cendrars, Carco, Mac Orlan, à Montmartre et à Montparnasse. Exh. cat., Musée du Montparnasse. [Paris], 2004, pp. 109–10, ill. (color), calls it "Portrait de Mac Orlan".

Kenneth E. Silver. Paris Portraits: Artists, Friends, and Lovers. Exh. cat., Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Conn. New Haven, 2008, pp. 56–57, fig. 54 (color).

Abigail D. Newman in Kenneth E. Silver. Paris Portraits: Artists, Friends, and Lovers. Exh. cat., Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Conn. New Haven, 2008, p. 122, no. 35, ill. (color).



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