Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 10:00 to 5:00

Provenance

The artist's daughter, Mme Georges Duthuit [1894-1982, née Marguerite Émeline Matisse], Paris; sold 1973 through (Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York) to NGA.

Exhibition History
1959
Henri Matisse 1950-1954: Les grandes gouaches découpées, Kunsthalle Bern, 1959, no. 12.
1960
Henri Matisse: Les grandes gouaches découpées, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 1960, no. 12.
1961
Henri Matisse: Les grandes gouaches découpées, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Palais du Louvre, Paris, 1961, no. 28.
1961
The Last Works of Henri Matisse: Large Cut Gouaches, The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Art Institute of Chicago; San Francisco Museum of Art, 1961-1962, no. 28, repro.
1970
Henri Matisse: Exposition du Centenaire, Grand Palais, Paris, 1970, no. 221, repro.
1970
Matisse: en retrospektiv udstilling, Statens Museums for Kunst, Copenhagen, 1970, no. 111.
1977
Henri Matisse: Paper Cut-Outs, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; The Detroit Institute of Arts; The St. Louis Art Museum, 1977-1978, no. 201, repro. (shown only in Washington).
1978
Aspects of Twentieth-Century Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978-1979, no. 93, repro.
1981
Contemporary Art Since 1939, Museen der Stadt Köln, 1981.
2007
Henri Matisse. Vence: l'espace d'un atelier - Nature morte aux grenades, Musée Matisse, Nice, 2007, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
2014
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs, Tate, London; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2014-2015, no. 123, repro.
Bibliography
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 230, repro.
1978
King, Marian. Adventures in Art: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1978: 111, pl. 72.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 594, no. 919, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 265, repro.