Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Walking Nude

Artist:
Henri Matisse (French, Le Cateau-Cambrésis 1869–1954 Nice)
Date:
1905–6
Medium:
Graphite on paper
Dimensions:
10 7/8 x 8 5/8 in. (27.6 x 21.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.70.9
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2018 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): Henri-Matisse
the artist (until 1910; sold in 1910, for $20, to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (1910–d. 1946; his estate, 1946–49; gift to MMA)

New York. 291. "Exhibition of Drawings and Photographs of Paintings by Henri Matisse," February 23–March 8, 1910, no catalogue.

Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. "Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Representative Modern Masters," April 17–May 9, 1920, no. 157 (as "Drawing No. 5").

Art Institute of Chicago. "Alfred Stieglitz: His Photographs and His Collection," February 2–29, 1948, extended to March 7, 1948, no catalogue (checklist no. 47.67; as "Drawing No. 5").

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings from the Alfred Stieglitz Collection," September 9–November 12, 1967, no catalogue (unnumbered checklist; as "Female Nude").

Melbourne. National Gallery of Victoria. "Matisse," July 19–September 3, 1995, no. 33.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe," October 13, 2011–January 2, 2012, no. 10.

Alfred Stieglitz, ed. "Photo-Secession Notes." Camera Work no. 30 (April 1910), pp. 47-53.

Mather. "Review of 'Exhibition of Drawings, and Photographs of Paintings by Henri Matisse'." New York Evening Post (March 1910), repr. ed.: p. 50, possibly referred to as "the walking woman so sensitively balanced".

Florence N. Levy. "Modern Masters at the Pennsylvania Academy." International Studio 71 (August 1920), p. XXXIII.

Stephen Longstreet. The Drawings of Matisse. Alhambra, Calif., 1973, ill. n. p.

John H. Cauman. "Matisse and America, 1905–1933." PhD diss., City University of New York, 2000, vol. 1, p. 118, fig. 1.49.

Sabine Rewald in Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe. Ed. Lisa Mintz Messinger. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2011, pp. 37, 244–45, no. 10, ill. (color).



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