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Nude with Bracelets

Artist:
Henri Matisse (French, Le Cateau-Cambrésis 1869–1954 Nice)
Date:
1909
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
12 5/8 x 8 7/8 in. (32.1 x 22.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.70.7
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): Henri Matisse
the artist (1909–12; sold in spring 1912, for $20, to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (1912–d. 1946; his estate, 1946–49; gift to MMA)

New York. 291. "Exhibition of Sculpture–The First in America–and Recent Drawings by Henri Matisse," March 14–April 6, 1912 brochure nos. 13–24 (one of 12 untitled drawings; works selected by Matisse assisted by Edward Steichen).

New York. Armory of the Sixty-ninth Regiment. "International Exhibition of Modern Art (The Armory Show)," February 17–March 15, 1913, no. 414 (as "Drawing").

Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. "Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Representative Modern Masters," April 17–May 9, 1920 (one of seven untitled drawings lent by Stieglitz, either no. 153, 154, 155, 158 or 159).

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Alfred Stieglitz Exhibition: His Collection," June 10–August 31, 1947, no catalogue (checklist no. 72; as "Drawing").

Art Institute of Chicago. "Alfred Stieglitz: His Photographs and His Collection," February 2–29, 1948, extended to March 7, 1948, no catalogue (checklist no. 47.64; as "Drawing").

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. 51.679; as "Crouching Nude," loan extended to June 9, 1958).

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Henri Matisse," November 13, 1951–January 13, 1952, no. 109 (as "Crouching Nude").

Cleveland Museum of Art. "Henri Matisse," February 5–March 16, 1952, no. 109.

Art Institute of Chicago. "Henri Matisse," April 1–May 4, 1952, no. 109.

San Francisco Museum of Art. "Henri Matisse," May 22–July 6, 1952, no. 109.

Rochester, N. Y. George Eastman House. "Photo-Secession: Photography as a Fine Art," October 15, 1960–January 15, 1961, not in catalogue.

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "The Sculpture of Matisse," February 23–May 8, 1972, no. 83 (as "Crouching Nude").

Minneapolis. Walker Art Center. "The Sculpture of Matisse," June 20–August 6, 1972, no. 83.

University Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley. "The Sculpture of Matisse," September 18–October 29, 1972, no. 83.

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

Yokohama Museum of Art. "Treasures from The Metropolitan Museum of Art: French Art from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century," March 25–June 4, 1989, no. 173 (as "Girl on one Knee").

Nagoya City Art Museum. "Henri Matisse Retrospective, 1869–1954," August 24–September 29, 1991, no. 75 (as "Kneeling Nude").

Hiroshima Museum of Art. "Henri Matisse Retrospective, 1869–1954," October 5–November 4, 1991, no. 75.

Kasama City Art Museum. "Henri Matisse Retrospective, 1869–1954," November 9–December 8, 1991, no. 75.

Musée Matisse, Le Cateau-Cambrésis. "Matisse: Sculpture–dessins, dialogue," November 6, 1993–February 6, 1994, unnumbered cat. (fig. 49; as "Nu agenouillé").

Wellesley, Mass. Davis Museum and Cultural Center. "Modern Hieroglyphs: Gestural Drawing and the European Vanguard, 1900–1918," January 27–March 19, 1995, no. 30.

New York. Equitable Gallery. "Modern Hieroglyphs: Gestural Drawing and the European Vanguard, 1900–1918," March 28–May 6, 1995.

Melbourne. National Gallery of Victoria. "Matisse," July 19–September 3, 1995, no. 53.

Rome. Musei Capitolini. "Matisse: 'La révélation m'est venue de l'Orient'," September 20, 1997–January 20, 1998, no. 20.

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries," January 28–April 22, 2001, unnumbered cat. (pl. 13).

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

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Nudes: Drawings by Sculptors," October 20, 2014–January 25, 2015, no catalogue.

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

Waldemar George. Henri Matisse: Dessins. Paris, [1925], unpaginated, pl. 15, as "plume, 1898".

Leo Swane. Henri Matisse. Stockholm, 1944, p. 55, ill.

Leo Swane. Henri Matisse. Copenhagen, 1945, p. 127.

Donald E. Gordon. Modern Art Exhibitions, 1900–1916: Selected Catalogue Documentation. Vol. 2, Munich, 1974, pp. 558, 672.

Pierre Schneider. Matisse. New York, 1984, p. 132, ill.

John H. Cauman. "Matisse and America, 1905–1933." PhD diss., City University of New York, 2000, vol. 1, p. 169, fig. 1.66.

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. 33, 39, 245, no. 13, ill. (color).



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