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Seated Model

Artist:
Jules Pascin (American (born Bulgaria), Vidin 1885–1930 Paris)
Date:
1925
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
39 1/2 x 32 in. (100.3 x 81.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876-1967), 1967
Accession Number:
67.187.168
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower left): Pascin
[Galerie d'art contemporain, Paris; sold to de Groot]; Adelaide Milton de Groot, Paris and New York (by 1927–d. 1967; on deposit December 22, 1927–January 15, 1929 with Durand-Ruel, Paris, deposit no. D 13233, as "Femme assise"; her bequest to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Three Centuries of American Painting," April 9–October 17, 1965, unnum. checklist (as "Semi Nude," about 1925, lent by Adelaide Milton de Groot).

San Juan. El Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña. "Arte del Siglo Veinte: EE.UU. del Museo Metropolitano de Arte," April 19–May 31, 1974, no. 8 (as "Semidesnudo [Semi-Nude]").

Jacksonville, Fla. Jacksonville Art Museum. "The Figure in 20th Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 9–April 21, 1985, unnumbered cat. (p. 119).

Oklahoma City. Oklahoma Museum of Art. "The Figure in 20th Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 5–June 30, 1985, unnumbered cat.

New York. National Academy of Design. "The Figure in 20th Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," July 16–September 1, 1985, unnumbered cat.

Evanston, Ill. Terra Museum of American Art. "The Figure in 20th Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 15–November 10, 1985, unnumbered cat.

Little Rock. Arkansas Arts Center. "The Figure in 20th Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 12, 1985–January 19, 1986, unnumbered cat.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. "The Figure in 20th Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 9–March 30, 1986, unnumbered cat.

St. Paul. Minnesota Museum of Art. "The Figure in 20th Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 20–June 8, 1986, unnumbered cat.

Yokohama Museum of Art. "Treasures from The Metropolitan Museum of Art: French Art from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century," March 25–June 4, 1989, no. 168.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Pascin on Paper," March 9–June 13, 1999, no catalogue.

Henry Geldzahler. American Painting in the Twentieth Century. New York, 1965, pp. 87–89, ill., calls it "Semi-Nude" and dates it about 1925.

Gaston Diehl. Pascin. Exh. cat., Haus der Kunst. Munich, 1969, ill. n. p. (installation photo), identifies the photograph as the studio of the painter Pierre Marseille in 1925 [see Ref. Klüver and Martin 1991 who identify it as Pascin's studio; the two painters had studios in the same building and shared models].

Henry Geldzahler in "Twentieth Century Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965–1975. New York, 1975, p. 206, ill., calls it "Semi-Nude".

Yves Hemin et al. Pascin. Catalogue raisonné. Vol. 1, Peintures, aquarelles, pastels, dessins. Paris, 1984, p. 278, no. 521, ill., call it "Femme à demi-nue".

Lowery Stokes Sims. The Figure in 20th Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Jacksonville Art Museum. New York, 1984, pp. 115, 118–19, ill., dates it about 1925.

Lowery S. Sims in Treasures from The Metropolitan Museum of Art: French Art from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century. Exh. cat., Yokohama Museum of Art. Tokyo, 1989, p. 206, no. 168, ill., dates it about 1925.

Billy Klüver and Julie Martin in The 1920s: Age of the Metropolis. Ed. Jean Clair. Exh. cat., Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Montreal, 1991, fig. 506 (installation photo), reproduce the same photograph as Ref. Diehl 1969, but identify it as an undated photograph of Pascin's studio.

William S. Lieberman. Painters in Paris: 1895–1950. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2000, p. 124, ill. p. 46 (color).



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