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Artist Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954.
Title The Young Sailor, II.
Date 1906.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 40 x 32 3/4 in.
101.5 x 83 cm.
oil on canvas.

Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Matisse, Henri 526-3a    DIGITIZED
Provenance (i) Until c. 1913, collection of the artist;
(i) in 1922, Leopold Zborowski, Paris;
(i) J. B. Neumann, New York?;
(i) in 1923, Hans Seligmann, Basel;
(i) in 1952, Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York;
(h) April 1952, Mr. and Mrs. Leigh B. Block, Chicago;
(i) in 1969, Marlborough Gallery, New York;
(i) in 1969, Jacques and Natasha Gelman, Mexico City;
(i and j) in 1998, bequeathed by them to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1999.363.41).
Current repository Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, United States, Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, 1998 1999.363.41 public.
Sourced updates Dimensions: (i) 101.5 x 83 cm.
Related works (i) This is the second of two versions of "The Young Sailor" done in Collioure in 1906, "it is said within the same month". The first version is now in a private collection, Oslo (see Frick Library study photograph 526-3b).
Images Publication, New York, Museum of Modern Art, Matisse [exh.]. November 3 - December 9, 1931 pl.14.
Publication, Art News, 49 (September 1950) cover (in color).
Publication, New York, Acquavella Galleries, Matisse [exh.]. November 2 - December 1, 1973 n.p. (5) (in color).
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Inscriptions/Markings Signed and dated lower left: "Henri Matisse 1906".
Exhibitions (i) Sonderbund, Cologne, May 1912; "Second Post-impressionist Exhibition," Grafton Galleries, London, October 5 - December 31, 1912; "International Exhibition of Modern Art" (Armory Show), New York, February 17 - March 5, 1913, and Chicago and Boston; "Henri Matisse," Montross Gallery, New York, January 20 - February 27, 1915; Barcelona, 1920; "Henri Matisse," Kunsthalle, Basel, August 9 - September 15, 1931; "Henri Matisse," Museum of Modern Art, New York, November 3 - December 6, 1931; "Henri Matisse, Retrospective Exhibition...," Museum of Art, Philadelphia, April 3 - May 9, 1948; "Henri Matisse," Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lucerne, July 9 - October 2, 1949; "Les Fauves," XXVth Biennale, Venice, 1950; "Henri Matisse," Museum of Modern Art, New York, November 13, 1951 - January 13, 1952, Museum of Art, Cleveland, Art Institute, Chicago and Museum of Art, San Francisco; "Henri Matisse Retrospective," University of California, Los Angeles, 1966, Art Institute, Chicago and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Paris, 1970 (82) (lent by Mr. and Mrs. Jacques Gelman); Acquavella Galleries, New York, 1973 (5) (lent by same); Sydney, Melbourne and Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1975 (64) (lent by same); Museum of Modern Art, New York, San Francisco and Fort Worth, 1976 (unnumbered) (lent by same).
Sources (h) Information from Frick Art Reference Library Photoarchive.
(i) New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Twentieth-Century Modern Masters: The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection [exh.]. William S. Lieberman, ed. December 12, 1989 - April 1, 1990, p. 88-91; 304.
"The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art," Apollo, 148, 442 (December 1998): 47.
(j) Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Website, September 2011.
For more information, see Barr, A. H., Jr., "Matisse: His Art and His Public," 1951, p. 93-94, repr. p.335; Diehl, G., "Henri Matisse," 1954, pl.26, p.133 (26).
LC subject Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954.
Art, French.
Other subject Figures other than portraits: Men: With hands.
Form French School.
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954.
Fund Record created with funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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