A Sudanese

Henri Matisse (French, Le Cateau-Cambrésis 1869–1954 Nice)
Charcoal on paper
10 1/2 x 8 1/8 in. (26.7 x 20.6 cm)
Credit Line:
The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, 2002
Accession Number:
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2018 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower left, in pencil): Henri-Matisse
the artist (1913–d. 1954; his estate, Paris, 1955; to P. Matisse); Pierre Matisse, New York (1955–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)

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "Matisse in Morocco: The Paintings and Drawings, 1912-1913," March 18–June 3, 1990, no. 43.

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Matisse in Morocco: The Paintings and Drawings, 1912-1913," June 20–September 4, 1990, no. 43.

Moscow. State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. "Matisse in Morocco: The Paintings and Drawings, 1912-1913," September 28–November 20, 1990, no. 43.

Leningrad. State Hermitage Museum. "Matisse in Morocco: The Paintings and Drawings, 1912-1913," December 15, 1990–February 15, 1991, no. 43.

Paris. Institut du Monde Arabe. "Le Maroc de Matisse," October 19, 1999–January 30, 2000, no. 31.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection," May 18, 2004–June 26, 2005, no catalogue (on view through September 13, 2004).

Paris. Mona Bismarck Foundation. "Pierre Matisse, passeur passionné: Un marchand d'art et ses artistes," October 20, 2005–January 14, 2006, unnumbered cat. (p. 153).

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

Brisbane. Queensland Art Gallery. Gallery of Modern Art. "Matisse: Drawing Life," December 3, 2011–March 4, 2012, no. 32.

Henri Matisse. Portraits. Monte Carlo, 1954, p. 149, ill. p. 23.

Jack Cowart et al. Matisse au Maroc: Peintures et dessins, 1912-1913. Paris, 1999, pp. 113–14, p. 159, ill. no. 43.

Magdalena Dabrowski in "Selections from the Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 61 (Spring 2004), p. 31, ill.

Magdalena Dabrowski in The American Matisse: The Dealer, His Artists, His Collection. The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection. New York, 2009, pp. 94, 160, ill. (color).