Inscription

lower left: Henri Matisse

Provenance

Sold 30 March 1923 by the artist to private collection of Josse and Gaston Bernheim-Jeune, Paris; in 1923 to the (Galerie Bernheim-Jeune);[1] sold 1928 to (Galerie Étienne Bignou, Paris); sold 1929 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1923
Exposition Henri-Matisse, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, April 1923
1930
Painting in Paris from American Collections, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1930, no. 60
1931
Henri Matisse, Galeries Georges Petit, Paris, 1931, no. 103, repro. as Odalisque aux bras levés.
1931
Renoir and His Tradition, Museum of French Art, New York, 1931, no. 25 as Odalisque aux bras levés.
1943
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, Art Institute of Chicago, 1943-1952 (extended loan), unnumbered catalogue, repro. p. 32
1952
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1952, no. 39, repro.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
1986
Henri Matisse: The Early Years in Nice 1916-1930, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1986-1987, no. 113, repro.
2010
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, January 2010-January 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography
1943
Dale 1943a, 32, repro., as Odalisque with Raised Arms.
1952
McBride. Henry. "Chesterdale's Way." Art News 51, no. 9 (December 1952):19, repro.
1952
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1952 (2nd ed., 1960; rev. ed., 1965): 39, color repro., as Odalisque with Raised Arms.
1960
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1960 (2nd ed.): 41, color repro., as Odalisque with Raised Arms.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 88, as Odalisque with Raised Arms.
1965
Twentieth Century French Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965 (rev. ed.): 51, repro., as Odalisque with Raised Arms.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 77, repro., as Odalisque with Raised Arms.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 228, repro., as Odalisque with Raised Arms.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 594, no. 922, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 261, repro.
1997
The Collection of Victor and Sally Ganz, Christie's, New York, 1997, 133, no. 14, repro.