Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Princess Hélène Galitzine

Artist:
Henri Matisse (French, Le Cateau-Cambrésis 1869–1954 Nice)
Date:
1936
Medium:
Charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
20 3/4 x 15 7/8 in. (52.7 x 40.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Maria-Gaetana Matisse, in memory of Pierre Matisse, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.372
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2018 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower left): Henri-Matisse / 36
the artist (1936–d. 1954; his estate, 1954–55); his son, Pierre Matisse, New York (1955–d. 1989); his widow, Maria-Gaetana Matisse, New York (1989–99; her gift to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Matisse, His Art and His Textiles: The Fabric of Dreams," June 23–September 25, 2005, not in catalogue.

Museo Picasso Málaga. "La Colección Pierre y Maria-Gaetana Matisse en The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nueva York," March 26–June 24, 2007, no. 28.

Lydia Delectorskaya. ...l'apparente facilité... Henri Matisse: Peintures de 1935–1939. Paris, 1986, ill. p. 206, calls it "Hélène Galitzine" and dates it November 1935–January 1936.

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