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Henri Matisse. Interior with a Violin Case. Nice, winter 1918-19

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Interior with a Violin Case

Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954)

Nice, winter 1918-19
Oil on canvas
28 3/4 x 23 5/8" (73 x 60 cm)
Credit Line:
Lillie P. Bliss Collection
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist. Until March 20, 1919
Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris. Acquired from the artist, March 20, 1919 – April 1, 1927
L’Art Moderne. Purchased from Bernheim-Jeune, April 1, 1927
Etienne Bignou, Paris
Alexander Reid & Lefevre, London. 1927
Kraushaar Gallery, New York. 1927
Lillie P. Bliss (1864-1931), New York. Purchased in 1927 – bequeathed to MoMA upon her death, in 1931
Lillie P. Bliss Estate, New York. 1931 - 1934
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Lillie P. Bliss Collection, 1934
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 1947
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Repurchased with Lillie P. Bliss Bequest funds, 1952

La boîte à violon / The violin box / Das Violinfûtteral
La boîte à violon ouverte
[Intérieur à la boîte à violon]

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