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Henri Matisse. Goldfish and Sculpture. Issy-les-Moulineaux, spring-summer 1912

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Goldfish and Sculpture

Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954)

Issy-les-Moulineaux, spring-summer 1912. Oil on canvas, 46 x 39 5/8" (116.2 x 100.5 cm). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney

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199.1955

Hugo Perls (1886-1977), Berlin, 1914 [1]; acquired by Hans Purrmann (1880-1966), Berlin, Florence and Zurich, 1916. Sold to Walter Feilchenfeldt, Zurich; sold to Paul Rosenberg Gallery, New York; sold to Betsey Cushing Whitney and John Hay Whitney, New York, 1948 [2]; given to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1955.
[1] Hugo Perls, Warum ist Kamilla schön?, Munich: List, 1962, p. 80. Acquired in Berlin. Before Perls's acquisition the painting was included in the exhibition Second Post-Impressionist Exhibition, Grafton Galleries, London, October 5 - December 31, 1912, no. 37 ("Les Poissons"). Lender: "Madame M."
[2] Included in the exhibition Henri Matisse: Retrospective Exhibtion of Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, Philadelphia Museum of Art, April 3-May 9, 1948 (no. 24: "Collection John Hay Whitney, NY.").

[Poissons rouges et sculpture]

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