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Woman with an Umbrella at the Seashore

Artist:
Henri Matisse (French, Le Cateau-Cambrésis 1869–1954 Nice)
Date:
1905
Medium:
Watercolor and charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
10 5/8 x 8 1/4in. (27 x 21cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.70.6
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): Henri-Matisse
the artist (1905–8; possibly on consignment with Paul Cassirer, Berlin; shipped through Edward Steichen to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (1908–d. 1946; his estate, 1946–49; gift to MMA)

Paris. Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées. "Salon d'automne (3e exposition)," October 18–November 25, 1905, no. 723 (as "La Promenade").

Paris. Galerie Druet. "Exposition Henri Matisse," March 19–April 7, 1906 (unnumbered drawings section) [probably included as a pendant to no. 6, "La Japonaise au bord de l'eau"].

Berlin. Secession. "XIV. Ausstellung, Zeichnende Künste," December 1907, nos. 254–61 [probably one of eight untitled drawings].

New York. 291. "An Exhibition of Drawings, Lithographs, Watercolors, and Etchings by M. Henri Matisse, of Paris," April 6–27, 1908, no catalogue (works selected by Edward Steichen).

Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. "Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Representative Modern Masters," April 17–May 9, 1920, no. 160 (as "At the Seashore").

Philadelphia Museum of Art. "History of an American, Alfred Stieglitz: '291' and After, Selections from the Stieglitz Collection," July 1–November 1, 1944, no. 50.

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Alfred Stieglitz Exhibition: His Collection," June 10–August 31, 1947, no catalogue (checklist no. 69).

Art Institute of Chicago. "Alfred Stieglitz: His Photographs and His Collection," February 2–29, 1948, extended to March 7, 1948, no catalogue (checklist no. 103).

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "From the Alfred Stieglitz Collection: An Extended Loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 22–August 12, 1951, no catalogue (checklist no. E.L.51.677; loan extended to June 9, 1958).

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Henri Matisse," November 13, 1951–January 13, 1952, no. 108.

Cleveland Museum of Art. "Henri Matisse," February 5–March 16, 1952, no. 108.

Art Institute of Chicago. "Henri Matisse," April 1–May 4, 1952, no. 108.

San Francisco Museum of Art. "Henri Matisse," May 22–July 6, 1952, no. 108.

New York. Museum of Modern Art. "Les fauves," October 8, 1952–January 4, 1953, no. 112.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts. "Les fauves," January 21–February 22, 1953, no. 112.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. "Les fauves," March 13–April 12, 1953, no. 112.

Art Gallery of Toronto. "Les fauves," May 1–31, 1953, no. 112.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings from the Alfred Stieglitz Collection," September 9–November 12, 1967, no catalogue (unnumbered checklist).

Paris. Musée du Louvre. "Dessins Français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, de David à Picasso," October 25, 1973–January 7, 1974, no. 58.

Paris. Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou. "Paris—New York," June 1–September 19, 1977, unnumbered cat. (p. 249).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Neo-Impressionism: The Friends and Followers of Georges Seurat," September 14, 1991–January 12, 1992, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe," October 13, 2011–January 2, 2012, no. 7.

"Henri Matisse at the Little Galleries." Camera Work no. 23 (July 1908), p. 12.

[Elisabeth Luther Cary]. "Gallery Notes." New York Times (April 14, 1908), p. 8.

James Huneker. "Review of Matisse exhibition at 291." New York Sun (1908), reprinted in "Camera Work" (July 1908), p. 12.

J. B. Kerfoot. "Henri Matisse: A Retrospect." Camera Work no. 25 (January 1909), p. 45.

Florence N. Levy. "Modern Masters at the Pennsylvania Academy." International Studio 71 (August 1920), p. XXXIII.

George Heard Hamilton. "The Alfred Stieglitz Collection." Metropolitan Museum Journal 3 (1970), pp. 378-79, fig. 3.

Donald E. Gordon. Modern Art Exhibitions, 1900–1916: Selected Catalogue Documentation. Vol. 2, Munich, 1974, pp. 139, 152, 235.

John H. Cauman. "Matisse and America, 1905–1933." PhD diss., City University of New York, 2000, vol. 1, p. 57, fig. 1.27.

Sabine Rewald in Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe. Ed. Lisa Mintz Messinger. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2011, pp. 34, 244, no. 7, ill. (color).



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