Henri Matisse. The Piano Lesson. Issy-les-Moulineaux, late summer 1916

Henri Matisse The Piano Lesson Issy-les-Moulineaux, late summer 1916

  • MoMA, Floor 5, 506 The Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Galleries
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
8' 1/2" x 6' 11 3/4" (245.1 x 212.7 cm)
Credit
Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund
Object number
125.1946
Copyright
© 2021 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Department
Painting and Sculpture

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1916 - 1926(?), Henri Matisse, Nice and Paris.
1926(?) - October 1934, Paul Guillaume (1891-1934), Paris, probably acquired from the artist.
October 1934 - February 1939, Estate of Paul Guillaume (Juliette Lacaze, a.k.a. Domenica, 1898-1977), Paris, inherited from Paul Guillaume.
February 1939 - 1946(?), Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., New York, purchased from Estate of Paul Guillaume through Valentine Gallery (stock no. 1102C), New York.
By 1946, Valentine Gallery, New York, probably acquired (on consignment?) from Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.
1946, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, purchased from/through Valentine Gallery.

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