the artist (1906–d. 1954; his estate, 1954–55); his widow, Amélie Matisse (1955–d. 1958; her estate, 1958–60); their son, Pierre Matisse, New York (1960–ca. 1980/81; gift in the early 1980s to Gelman); Jacques and Natasha Gelman, Mexico City and New York (ca. 1980/81–his d. 1986); Natasha Gelman, Mexico City and New York (1986–d. 1998; her bequest to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Twentieth-Century Modern Masters: The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection," December 12, 1989–April 1, 1990, unnumbered cat. (p. 87).
London. Royal Academy of Arts. "Twentieth-Century Modern Masters: The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection," April 19–July 15, 1990, unnumbered cat.
Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Henri Matisse: A Retrospective," September 24, 1992–January 12, 1993, extended to January 19, 1993, not in catalogue.
Martigny. Fondation Pierre Gianadda. "De Matisse à Picasso: Collection Jacques et Natasha Gelman," June 18–November 1, 1994, unnumbered cat. (p. 111).
Vienna. Albertina. "Matisse and the Fauves," September 20, 2013–January 12, 2014, no. 120.
Sabine Rewald inTwentieth-Century Modern Masters: The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection. Ed. William S. Lieberman. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pp. 86–87, 303, ill. (color and bw).
Pierre Schneider. Matisse. Rev. ed. (English ed., 1984). Paris, 2002, ill. p. 236, as "Study for 'Young Sailor II'".
Rebecca Rabinow and Isabelle Duvernois inMatisse: In Search of True Painting. Ed. Dorthe Aagesen and Rebecca Rabinow. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2012, pp. 37, 184 n. 8, fig. 22 (color).
Rebecca Rabinow inMatisse. Paires et séries. Exh. cat., Centre Pompidou. Paris, 2012, pp. 39, 43 n. 4, fig. 2 (color).