The Artist in his Studio

Artist: André Derain (French, Chatou 1880–1954 Garches)

Date: 1920

Medium: Gouache on paper

Dimensions: 22 3/4 x 16 7/8 in. (57.8 x 42.9 cm)

Classification: Drawings

Credit Line: The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, 2002

Accession Number: 2002.456.25

Rights and Reproduction: © 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower left): a derain
[Lefevre Gallery, London, in 1928; possibly to Matisse]; Pierre Matisse, New York (until d. 1989); his widow, Maria-Gaetana, Matisse, née von Spreti, New York (1989–d. 2001); Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Foundation (2002; gift to MMA)

London. Lefevre Galleries. "Exhibition of Works by André Derain," March 1928, unnumbered cat.

New York. Pierre Matisse Gallery. "Picasso, Rouault, Matisse, Braque, Miró, Balthus, Derain," November 1939, no. 7 [possibly included in New York].

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Selections from The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, Part 2," September 28, 2004–January 30, 2005, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Selections from The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, Part 3," February 15–June 26, 2005, no catalogue.

Jane Lee. Derain. Oxford and New York, 1990, p. 125, fig. 82.

Sabine Rewald. The American Matisse: The Dealer, His Artists, His Collection. The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection. New York, 2009, pp. 43, 151, ill. p. 44 (color).