Artist Henri Matisse, French, 1869-1954
Title
  • Crouching Nude
  • Nu accroupi, bras autour du genou (alternate title)
Date 1918
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 10 1/4 × 8 1/2 × 6 1/4 inches (26 × 21.6 × 15.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Friends of Modern Art Fund
Accession Number 55.223
Department European Modern Art to 1950
On View Modern N200, Level 2 (see map)
by 1951, (Curt Valentin Gallery, New York, New York, USA);
1955-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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.