Head of Jeannette IV

1911/cast 1954

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

Bronze, 24 1/8 x 8 7/8 x 11 1/8 in. (61.2 x 22.5 x 28.1 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.3468

Provenance:
The artist
Mr. and Mrs. Theodor Ahrenberg, Stockholm, by September 1957 to 7 July 1960
Sotheby’s, London, sale, 7 July 1960, lot 33, ill. (as cast no. 5)
Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York, to 8 April 1964
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 8 April 1964 to 17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART. "Matisse: Painter as Sculptor," 21 January-29 April 2007, no. 87, ill. p. 274. TOUR: SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 9 June-16 September; BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART, 28 October-3 February 2008. [Baltimore only]
STAATSGALERIE STUTTGART. "Matisse: People, Masks, Models," 27 September 2008-11 January 2009, no. 20, ill. p. 119; pp. 18, 205, 216. TOUR: BUCERIUS KUNST FORM, Hamburg, 31 January-19 April.

Published References:
VIETTA, EGON. "Ausstellung im Sudwestraum," Das Kunstwerk 19 (August - September 1959), p. 69 (gen.).
T. K. "Matisse scultore al Kunsthaus," Emporium (Zurich) 130 (October 1959), p. 176.
ESTEROW, MILTON. "1,000 Inspect Huge Hirshhorn Art Collection at Greenwich Benefit," New York Times (15 September 1965), ill., pg. 49.
SELDIS, HENRY J. "The Magic of Matisse," Apollo 73 (April 1966), p. 252.
READ, HERBERT. Art and Alienation, the Role of the Artist in Society (New York: Viking, 1967), p. 119, ill. 34.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), fig. 204, p. 157, p. 721.
LYNES, RUSSELL. "Modern art arrives on the Mall in a new museum and sculpture garden," Smithsonian Magazine 5 (December 1974), colorplate p. 41.
TUCKER, WILLIAM. Early Modern Sculpture (New York: Oxford University Press, 1974), ill. 90.
HUDSON, ANDREW. "Washington Letter," Art International 19 (15 June 1975), p. 100.
DUTHUIT, CLAUDE. Henri Matisse (Paris, 1997), no. 52, cast 9, ill.
WESTHEIDER, ORTRUD, et al. Matisse: People, Masks, Models (Art Stock Books Limited, 2008), fig. 20, p. 119, p. 18, p. 205, p. 216.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection