Artist André Masson, French, 1896-1987
Title
  • The Seeded Earth
Date 1942
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 30 × 40 inches (76.2 × 101.6 cm)
Framed: 36 1/2 × 46 1/4 × 2 1/8 inches (92.7 × 117.5 × 5.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of W. Hawkins Ferry
Accession Number 52.28
Department European Modern Art to 1950
On View Modern N230.1, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, lower left: Andre Masson | 1942
1952-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Page, A. Franklin. "Seeded Earth by André Masson." Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 32, no. 1 (1952–1953): 23–25, pp. 23-25 (ill.).

The W. Hawkings Ferry Collection. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1966, unpaginated, cat. 31 (ill.).

Andre Masson. Exh. cat., Casino de Knokke. Brussels, 1969, p. 31, no. 30.

Ricciotti, Dominic. "André Masson's Seeded Earth" Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 54, no. 4 (1976): 184–190, pp. 184–190 (ill.).

Birmingham, Doris A. "Masson's Pasiphaë: Eros and the Unity of the Cosmos." Art Bulletin 69, no. 2 (June 1987): 279–294, p. 287.

The W. Hawkins Ferry Collection. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1987, pp. 11 (ill.), 31, no. 33.