Crouching Nude

Henri Matisse French, 1869-1954
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About the Artwork

Crouching Nude

1918

Henri Matisse

1869-1954

French

Unknown

Bronze

Overall: 10 1/4 × 8 1/2 × 6 1/4 inches (26 × 21.6 × 15.9 cm)

Sculpture

European Modern Art to 1970

Founders Society Purchase, Friends of Modern Art Fund

55.223

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by 1951, (Curt Valentin Gallery, New York, New York, USA)

1955-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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Bulletin of the DIA 34, no. 3 (1954-55): back cover (ill.).

Dutuit, Claude, Wanda de Guebriant and Yves-Alain Bois. Henri Matisse, Catalogue Raisonné de l'oeuvre sculpté. 1997, cat no 61, p. 170 (ill.), pp. 330, 345, 363.

Sculpture by Painters. Exh. cat., Curt Valentin Gallery. New York, 1951, cat. no. 51.

The Sculpture of Henri Matisse. Exh. cat., Curt Valentin Gallery. New York, 1953, cat. no. 29.

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Henri Matisse, Crouching Nude, 1918, bronze . Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Friends of Modern Art Fund, 55.223.

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