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Back I, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Matisse, Henri 1869-1954
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Independence Avenue at 8th Street, S.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 66.3461
Date:
1909. Cast ca. 1959-1960
Notes:
"Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: 150 Works of Art," Washington, D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution in association with Harry N. Abrams, 1996, pg. 16.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden collection printout, 2008.
Fletcher, Valerie J., "A Garden for Art: Outdoor Sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum," Washington, D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution in association with Thames and Hudson, 1998, pg. 44.
Summary:
A rectangular panel with a relief of a nude female figure viewed from the back, her left arm raised to her forehead, and her weight shifted to her left leg. The sculpture is one in a series of four in which the figure becomes more and more abstracted.
Topic:
Figure female--Full length
Figure female--Nude
Abstract
Control number:
IAS 61570017
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_373048

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