Coffee

Henri Matisse French, 1869-1954
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Modern, Level 2, North Wing

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About the Artwork

Coffee

1916

Henri Matisse

1869-1954

French

Unknown

Oil on canvas

Unframed: 39 5/8 × 25 3/4 inches (100.6 × 65.4 cm) Framed: 50 3/8 × 36 5/8 × 3 3/4 inches (128 × 93 × 9.5 cm)

Paintings

European Modern Art to 1970

Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill

70.174

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Signed, lower right: Henri Matisse

Provenance

Christian Tetzen-Lund [1852-1936]

Paul Toll (Stockholm, Sweden)

December 1932, (Valentine Gallery, F. Valentine Dudensing [1892-1967] New York, New York, USA)

Stephen C. Clark [1882-1960] (New York, New York, USA)

1941, Museum of Modern Art (New York, New York, USA) [no. 409.41]

1948, Bignou Gallery (New York, New York, USA)

Carstairs Gallery (New York, New York, USA)

1949, Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA)

1970-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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Published References

Cahiers d'Art. (1931): p. 73 (pl. 61).

Art News. (December 2, 1932): (cover ill.).

Henri Matisse. Exh. cat., Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, 1948, no. 44 (ill.).

Henri Matisse. Exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art. New York, 1951, pp. 192, 415 (ill.).

Masterpieces of Painting from Detroit Private Collections. Cat., 1949, no. 21.

Kawashima. Henri Matisse. Tokyo, 1936 (pl. 10).

The Robert Hudson Tannahill Bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1970, pp. 27, 46 (ill.).

Ocwirk, O.G., et al. Art Fundamentals: Theory and Practice. Dubuque, 1975 (pl. 79).

Zervos, Christian. Henri Matisse. New York, p. 70 (pl. 61).

Goldin, Marco. Raffaello verso Picasso. Storie du sguardi, volti e figure. Exh. cat., Basilica Palladiana. Vicenza, 2012, pp. 305, 358.

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Credit Line for Reproduction

Henri Matisse, Coffee, 1916, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill, 70.174.

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