Artist Henri Matisse, French, 1869-1954
Foundry C. Valsuani, Paris
  • Seated Nude
  • Nu assis, bras derriere le dos (alternate title)
Date 1909
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 11 1/2 × 6 1/8 × 8 1/2 inches (29.2 × 15.6 × 21.6 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 70.206
Department European Modern Art to 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed on back of rock: HM.
Marks Cire/ C. Valsuani/ Perdu (stamped on back of rock). On base at back: A. Bingen Costenoble.
Inscriptions 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.).