Artist Henri Matisse, French, 1869-1954
Title
  • Poppies
Date ca. 1919
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 39 5/8 × 32 inches (100.6 × 81.3 cm)
Framed: 47 5/8 × 40 1/4 × 3 5/8 inches (121 × 102.2 × 9.2 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 70.175
Department European Modern Art to 1950
On View Modern N200, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed, lower right: Henri-Matisse
George Bernheim (Paris, France);
Mme. Edouard Jonas (New York, New York, USA).
Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA);
1970-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
L'Art Vivant. 1929, p. 128.

Apollo. 1930, p. 272 (ill.). [as "Fleurs"]

Henri Matisse Retrospective Exhibition. Exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art. New York, 1931, no. 47 (ill.).

A Century of Progress. Exh. cat., Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, 1933, no, 395.

Romm, A. Matisse. New York, 1947, p. 97 (ill.).

Salinger, M. "Flowers" New York, 1949, pp. 23, 27 (pl. 34). [as "Vase with Poppies]

Barr, A.H., Jr. Matisse and his Public. New York, 1951, pp. 207, 544.

Myers, Bernard S. Modern Art in the Making. New York, 1959, p. 287 (pl. 143).

The Robert Hudson Tannahill Bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1970, front cover (ill.), pp. 10 (ill.), 11, 19, 29.

Masterpieces from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., Bunkamura Museum of Art. Tokyo, 1989, no. 80 (ill.).

Turner, Caroline and Roger Benjamin, eds. Matisse. Exh. cat., Queensland Art Gallery and Art Exhibitions Australia Limited. Queensland, 1995, pp. 207-208 (ill.).

Matisse: 1917-1941. Exh. cat., Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza. Madrid, 2009, pp. 65-73, 77, 231, no. 21.