Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Study for the painting Nude Resting

Artist:
Balthus (Balthasar Klossowski) (French, Paris 1908–2001 Rossinière)
Date:
1972
Medium:
Graphite on paper
Dimensions:
40 x 28 in. (101.6 x 71.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.456.19
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed and monogrammed (lower left): Pour Pierre Matisse/ son ami/ Bs
Pierre Matisse, New York (by 1975–d. 1989; gift of the artist); his widow, Maria-Gaetana Matisse, née von Spreti, New York (1989–d. 2001); Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Foundation (2002; gift to MMA)

New York. Pierre Matisse Gallery. "Balthus: Paintings and Drawings, 1934 to 1977," November 15–December 15, 1977, no. 23.

Spoleto. Palazzo Racani Arroni. "Balthus: Disegni e acquarelli," June 22–July 31, 1982, no. 98.

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art. "Balthus," June 17–July 22, 1984, no. 51 (as "Jeune fille assise," lent by Pierre Matisse, New York).

Andros. Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation. "Balthus: Schedia, udatographies, elaiographies/ Dessins, aquarelles, huiles," June 30–September 17, 1990, no. 90.

Académie de France à Rome, Villa Medici. "Balthus: Peintures, aquarelles, dessins," October 8–November 18, 1990, unnumbered cat. (p. 157).

Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne. "Balthus," May 29–August 29, 1993, not in catalogue.

Kunstmuseum Bern. "Balthus: Zeichnungen," June 18–September 4, 1994, no. 67.

Venice. Palazzo Grassi. "Balthus," September 9, 2001–January 6, 2002, no. 143.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Selections from The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, Part 2," September 28, 2004–January 30, 2005, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Selections from The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, Part 3," February 15–June 26, 2005, no catalogue.

Giovanni Carandente. Balthus: Drawings and Watercolors. Boston, 1982, p. 92, no. 98, ill.

Francisco Calvo Serraller in Balthus. Exh. cat.Madrid, 1996, p. 31.

Virginie Monnier and Jean Clair, ed. Balthus: Catalogue Raisonné of the Complete Works. New York, 2000, p. 362, no. D1280, ill.

Louise Nicholson. "A Man of Infinite Taste: The Met has Bagged a Major Treasure in the Pierre Matisse Collection." Apollo 160 (October 2004), p. 85.

Sabine Rewald. The American Matisse: The Dealer, His Artists, His Collection. The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection. New York, 2009, pp. 31–32, 149, ill. (color).



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