(1906/cast c. 1946-1950)

Henri Matisse, French, b. Le Cateau-Cambrésis, 1869–1954

Bronze, 5 1/2 X 3 3/8 X 3 1/4 IN. (14.0 X 8.5 X 8.2 CM.) ON ONYX BASE: 2 1/4 X 2 3/4 X 2 1/2 IN. (5.6 X 7.0 X 6.4 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.3452

Per Hallsten
Harold Diamond, New York, to 25 November 1957
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 25 November 1957-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS. "Sculpture in Our Time: Collected by Joseph H. Hirshhorn," 5 May-23 August 1959, no. 157. TOUR: MILWAUKEE ART CENTER, September 10-October 11; WALKER ART CENTER, Minneapolis, October 25-December 6; WILLIAM ROCKHILL NELSON GALLERY OF ART, Kansas City, Missouri, December 20-January 31, 1960; MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Houston, March 1-27; LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF HISTORY, SCIENCE AND ART, April 11-May 15; M. H. DE YOUNG MEMORIAL MUSEUM, San Francisco, May 29-July 10; COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER, Colorado, July 24-September 4; ART GALLERY OF TORONTO, September 30-October 31.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 294.
ART GALLERIES, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT LOS ANGELES. Henri Matisse, 5 January-27 February 1966, no. 106, ill. p 128. TOUR: ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, 11 March-24 April; MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Boston, 11 May-26 June.
ARTS COUNCIL OF GREAT BRITAIN (organizer). "The Sculpture of Henri Matisse, 1984-85," catalogue by Isabelle Monod-Fontaine, no. 19, p. 145, ill. TOUR: CITY ART CENTRE, Edinburgh, 3 August-15 September 1984; HAYWARD GALLERY, London, 4 October 1984-6 January 1985; LEEDS CITY ART GALLERY, Leeds, 18 January-24 March.
SAARBRUCKEN, Germany. "Henri Matisse: Drawing and Sculpture," 12 May-7 July 1991, no. 111, ill.

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