Seated Nude, 1909

  • Henri Matisse, French, 1869-1954
  • C. Valsuani, Paris

Bronze

  • Overall: 11 1/2 × 6 1/8 × 8 1/2 inches (29.2 × 15.6 × 21.6 cm)

Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill

70.206

Department

European Modern Art to 1950

  • Casting
  • Bronze
  • Sculpture
  • Figurine
  • Nude

Signed on back of rock: HM.

Cire/ C. Valsuani/ Perdu (stamped on back of rock). On base at back: A. Bingen Costenoble.

5/10.

New York,Curt Valentin Gallery, 1951-55

Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, Collection Robert Tannahill

Dutuit, Claude, Wanda de Guebriant and Yves-Alain Bois, HENRY MATISSE, CATALOGUE RAISONNE DE L'OEUVRE SCULPTE (1997), cat. no. 45, p. 125 il, with additional related references noted on pp. 322,342, 357. New York, Curat Valentin Gallery, SCULPTURE BY PAINTERS, 20 November - 15 December 1951, cat. no. 45 New York, Curt Valentin Gallery, THE SCULPTURE OF HENRI MATISSE 10-28 February 1953, cat. no. 6, il. New York, Curt Valentin Gallery,CLOSING EXHIBITION, SCULPTURE PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS, 8 June 1955, cat no. 133 The Robert Hudson Tannahill Bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1970, pp. 124, 129, 138 (ill.).

Henri Matisse; C. Valsuani, Seated Nude, 1909, bronze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill, 70.206.