Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Dorothy Paley

Artist:
Henri Matisse (French, Le Cateau-Cambrésis 1869–1954 Nice)
Date:
1936
Medium:
Charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
26 1/4 x 20 in. (66.7 x 50.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.456.44
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed, dated, and inscribed (lower right): Mrs Paley/ H. Matisse/ 13 /IX/ 36
the artist (1936–d. 1954; his estate, 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)

Tokyo. Isetan Museum of Art. "Les chefs d'oeuvre du Musée Matisse et les Matisses de Matisse," October 22–November 17, 1987, no. 54.

Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art. "Les chefs d'oeuvre du Musée Matisse et les Matisses de Matisse," November 20–December 27, 1987, no. 54.

Daimaru Museum, Osaka. "Les chefs d'oeuvre du Musée Matisse et les Matisses de Matisse," January 3–18, 1988, no. 54.

Yokohama. Sogo Museum of Art. "Les chefs d'oeuvre du Musée Matisse et les Matisses de Matisse," February 10–March 27, 1988, no. 54.

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.

Paris. Mona Bismarck Foundation. "Pierre Matisse, passeur passionné: Un marchand d'art et ses artistes," October 20, 2005–January 14, 2006, unnumbered cat. (p. 154).

George Besson. Matisse. Paris, 1954, pl. 55.

František Dvorák. Henri Matisse kresby. Prague, 1962, pl. 18.

Raoul-Jean Moulin. Henri Matisse: Dessins. Paris, 1968, p. 196, pl. 18.

Mario Luzi and Massimo Carrà. Tout l'oeuvre peint de Matisse, 1904–1928. Paris, 1982, pp. 110–11, no. D. 23, ill.

Jean Jouvet and Hans Hildebrandt. Henri Matisse, Der Zeichner: Hundert Zeichnungen und Graphiken, 1898–1952. Zurich, 1982, p. 118, pl. 62.

Dessins de la Donation Matisse. Exh. cat., Musée Matisse. Le Cateu-Cambrésis, 1988, p. 76, pl. 17.

Raoul-Jean Moulin. Matisse: Plume, crayon, fusain, papiers collés. Paris, 1990, p. 196, pl. 18.

Xavier Girard. Les chefs d'oeuvre du Musée Matisse, Nice, Cimiez. Exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon. Dijon, 1991, p. 142, [general relevance].

Magdalena Dabrowski in The American Matisse: The Dealer, His Artists, His Collection. The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection. New York, 2009, pp. 108, 162, ill. (color).



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