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Young Man on a Riverbank

Artist:
Umberto Boccioni (Italian, Reggio 1882–1916 Sorte)
Date:
1902
Medium:
Gouache, charcoal, and pastel on paper
Dimensions:
11 3/4 x 8 5/8 in. (29.8 x 21.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Lydia Winston Malbin, 1989
Accession Number:
1990.38.6ab
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): UB
the artist (1902–d. 1916); his sister, Amelia Raffaella Boccioni Callegari, Verona (1916–58; sold in 1958 to Winston); Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston, Birmingham, Mich. (1958–his d. 1966); Lydia Winston Malbin, Detroit and New York (1966–d. 1989; her bequest to MMA)

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "The Graphic Work of Umberto Boccioni," May 30–August 9, 1961, no. 1 (as "Young Man on the Bank of a River," lent by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lewis Winston, Birmingham, Mich.).

Detroit Institute of Arts. "The Graphic Work of Umberto Boccioni," October 18–December 19, 1961, no. 1.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "The Graphic Work of Umberto Boccioni," January 14–February 19, 1962, no. 1.

New York. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. "Futurism: A Modern Focus. The Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston Collection. Dr. and Mrs. Barnett Malbin," November 16, 1973–February 3, 1974, no. 112 (as "Young Man on the Bank of a River," dated 1902?, lent by The Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston Collection [Dr. and Mrs. Barnett Malbin, New York]).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Boccioni: A Retrospective," September 15, 1988–January 8, 1989, no. 1 A&B (lent by Lydia Winston Malbin, New York).

Palazzo Reale, Milan. "Umberto Boccioni (1882-1916). Genio e Memoria," March 23–July 10, 2016, no. 3.

Maurizio Calvesi and Ester Coen. Boccioni: L'opera completa. Milan, 1983, p. 134, no. 5 (recto); [verso not listed], erroneously locate it in the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Aurora Scotti in Umberto Boccioni (1882-1916). Genio e Memoria. Ed. Francesca Rossi. Exh. cat., Palazzo Reale, Milan. Milan, 2016, pp. 108, 296, no. 3, fig. 1 (color).



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