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The Garden and the Mosaic Floor IV

Artist:
François Rouan (French, born Montpellier 1943)
Date:
1976
Medium:
Charcoal and graphite on woven and pasted paper
Dimensions:
36 3/4 x 25 1/8 in. (93.3 x 63.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.456.149
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed, dated, and inscribed (lower left): Medici 976; (lower center): le jardin et le pavé de mosaïque IV; (lower right): Rouan
the artist (1976–probably 1983; probably in 1983 to Matisse); Pierre Matisse, New York (probably 1983–d. 1989; stock no. 3510); his widow, Maria-Gaetana Matisse, née von Spreti, New York (1989–d. 2001) ; Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Foundation (2002; gift to MMA)

New York. Pierre Matisse Gallery. "François Rouan: Paintings, Gouaches, and Drawings, 1967 to 1983," May 15–June 9, 1984, no. 8.

"Departmental Accessions." The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Annual Report for the Year 2003–2004 (November 9, 2004), p. 20.

Sabine Rewald. The American Matisse: The Dealer, His Artists, His Collection. The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection. New York, 2009, pp. 132–33, 166, ill. (color).



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