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Naked Water, 1942

Yves Tanguy, American, b. Paris, France, 1900–1955

Oil on canvas, 35 7/8 x 28 in. (91.1 x 71.1cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Accession Number: 72.286

Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, by May 1943 to Nov 1959, Mrs. Harold Weinstein, Chicago, acquired Nov 1959, B.C. Holland Gallery, Chicago, acquired at unknown date (possibly 1966), Harold Diamond, New York, to 14 February 1967, Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 14 February 1967- 6 March 1972, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972, PIERRE MATISSE GALLERY, New York. "Yves Tanguy: Recent Paintings," 18 May-5 June 1943, no. 4, PIERRE MATISSE GALLERY, New York. "Yves Tanguy," 5-30 November 1946, no. 14, ill. p. 80., UNIVERSITY GALLERY, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. "40 American Painters, 1940-1950," 4 June-30 August 1951, no. 73, ill., HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no 484, ill. p. 343., HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "The Golden Door: Artist-Immigrants of America, 1876-1976," 20 May-20 October 1976, no. 159, colorplate p. 330., UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM, Berkeley, California. "Anxious Visions-Surrealist Art," 3 October 1990-6 January 1991, p. 95, plate 119, p. 94, BRUCE MUSEUM, Greenwich, Connecticut. "The Surrealist Vision: Europe and the Americas," 17 January-15 April 1998, no. cat., MUSEO NACIONAL CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFIA, Madrid, Spain. "The Surrealists in Exile and the Origin of the New York School," 21 December 1999 - 27 February 2000. TOUR: MUSEE D'ART MODERNE ET CONTEMPORAIN, Strasbourg, France: 12 May - 27 August 2000., STAATSGALERIE STUTTGART, Germany. "Yves Tanguy and Surrealism," 9 December 2000-29 April 2001. TOUR: MENIL COLLECTION, Houston, Texas, 31 May-16 September 2001., NATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN, New York. "Surrealism USA," 10 February - 8 May 2005. TOUR: PHOENIX ART MUSEUM, AZ, 3 June - 25 September 2005; TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART, OH, October 2005 - January 2006., UNSIGNED. Yves Tanguy: A Summary of His Works (New York: Pierre Matisse, 1963): no. 290, ill. p. 131., GOLDSTEIN, NATHAN. Painting: Visual and Technical Fundamentals (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1979): fig. 5.18, p. 135, ill. p. 136., CURTISS, DEBORAH. Introduction to Visual Literacy: A Guide to the Visual Arts and Communication (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1987): no. 3-63, ill. p. 33., FELDMAN, EDMUND BURKE. Practical Art Criticism (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1994): ill. p. 54.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (European)