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Dance: Study for the Barnes Mural (Second Version)

Artist:
Henri Matisse (French, Le Cateau-Cambrésis 1869–1954 Nice)
Date:
1931–32
Medium:
Gouache and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
11 x 29 7/8 in. (27.9 x 75.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.456.43
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
the artist (1931/32–d. 1954; his estate, Paris, 1955; to P. Matisse); Pierre Matisse, New York (1955–d. 1989); his widow, Maria-Gaetana Matisse, née von Spreti, New York (1989–d. 2001); Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Foundation (2002; gift to MMA)

Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. "Autour d'un chef-d'oeuvre de Matisse: Les trois versions de la danse Barnes (1930–1933)," November 18, 1993–March 6, 1994, no. 7.

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.

Museo Picasso Málaga. "La Colección Pierre y Maria-Gaetana Matisse en The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nueva York," March 26–June 24, 2007, no. 27.

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs," October 25, 2014–February 10, 2015, no. 2 (as "The Dance").

John Russell. The World of Matisse. New York, 1969, pp. 144–47, general relevance.

John Jacobus. Henri Matisse. New York, 1973, pp. 40–41, 170–71, general relevance.

Pierre Schneider. Matisse. New York, 1984, pp. 614–23, general relevance.

Xavier Girard et al. Henri Matisse dessins: Collection du Musée Matisse. Exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes. Nantes, 1988, pp. 219–61, general relevance.

John Elderfield. Henri Matisse: A Retrospective. Exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art, New York. New York, 1992, pp. 358–59, general relevance.

Jack Flam. Matisse: The Dance. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Washington, 1993, pp. 36–44, general relevance.

Richard J. Wattenmaker et al. Great French Paintings from the Barnes Foundation: Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and Early Modern. New York, 1993, pp. 274–91, general relevance.

Haidrun Brauner. "Natürlich ist das Dekoration": Perspektiven eines Begriffes in der Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts ausgehend von Henri Matisse. Frankfurt, 1993, pp. 83–147, general relevance.

Pierre Schneider. Matisse. Rev. ed. (English ed., 1984). Paris, 2002, pp. 614–23, general relevance.

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.

Magdalena Dabrowski in "Selections from the Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 61 (Spring 2004), pp. 36–37, ill.

Magdalena Dabrowski in The American Matisse: The Dealer, His Artists, His Collection. The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection. New York, 2009, pp. 106–7, 162, ill. (color).



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