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

Henri Matisse

Goldfish and Sculpture

Issy-les-Moulineaux, spring-summer 1912

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
46 x 39 5/8" (116.2 x 100.5 cm)
Credit
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney
Object number
199.1955
Copyright
© 2017 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Department
Painting and Sculpture
This work is not on view.
Henri Matisse has 313 works online.
There are 2,321 paintings online.
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
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.").

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