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Artist:
Henri Matisse, French, b. Le Cateau-Cambrésis, 1869–1954  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
75 × 47 5/8 × 8 1/2 in. (190.3 × 121 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
Sculpture/relief
Date:
(1913/cast 1959-1960)
Provenance:
Mme Henri Matisse
Private collection, Paris
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, to 18 May 1963
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 18 May 1963-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, ill. 209, 242, p. 721.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Speculative Forms," 16 June 2014-24 April 2016, no cat.
Published References:
SWEENEY, JAMES JOHNSON. "A Living Frame for Sculpture," House & Garden 126 (August 1964), ill. p. 112.
SELDIS, HENRY J. "Matisse Sculpture Carves Niche in Fame," Los Angeles Times Calendar (6 February 1966), p. 37.
UNSIGNED. "The Sculpture of Matisse," Life 59 (11 September 1970), colorpl. p. 46.
HUGHES, ROBERT. "Matisse: A Strange, Healing Calm," Time 99 (6 March 1972), colorplate p. 54.
BUTLER, JOSEPH T. "The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Opens in Washington, D.C.," Connoisseur 187 (November 1974), ill. p. 207.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), pp. 128, 721, ill. 209, 242.
LERNER, ABRAM. Selected Paintings and Sculpture from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), no. 34.
LYNES, RUSSELL. "Modern Art Arrives on the Mall in a New Museum and Sculpture Garden," Smithsonian 5 (December 1974), colorplate p. 40.
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.3462
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Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2f5ed7e31-8bbd-439f-ab87-603863d8c686
EDAN-URL:
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