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Nude, Torso (Claude)

Artist:
Henri Matisse (French, Le Cateau-Cambrésis 1869–1954 Nice)
Date:
1950
Medium:
Charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
20 3/4 x 16 in. (52.7 x 40.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.456.47
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed, dated, and inscribed (lower left): (Claude)/ H. Matisse/ Oct – 50
Pierre Matisse, New York (until d. 1989; probably acquired from the artist's estate); 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. "Henri Matisse: Drawings, Sculpture," January 1959, no. 23 [possibly this work].

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

Magdalena Dabrowski in The American Matisse: The Dealer, His Artists, His Collection. The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection. New York, 2009, pp. 112, 163, ill. (color).



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