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Title

Virgin and Child

1950-1951


Artist

Henri Matisse

France

31 Dec 1869 - 03 Nov 1954


Details


Other Title

Virgin and child on a background of flowers and stars


Alternative title

Vierge et Enfant sur fond de fleurs et d'étoiles


Date

1950-1951


Media category

Print


Materials used

lithograph


Edition

117/200


Dimensions

32.3 x 25.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r. sheet 3, pencil "Matisse". Dated l.r. original mount "1950/51 ...".


Credit

Gift of the Contemporary Art Society Tate Gallery London 1953


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8743


Artist information

Henri Matisse

Works in the collection

29


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Dennis Colsey, Hand and eye - a survey of artists materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Sydney, 1969, illus np. no 41

Marguerite Duthuit-Matisse and Claude Duthuit, Henri Matisse, catalogue raisonne de l'oeuvre grave, 1983, Vol 2, p 208, no 646, illus p 209.

Renée Free, Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1994, np. no catalogue numbers

Caroline Turner and Roger Benjamin (Editors), Matisse, Brisbane, 1995, p 252, illus p 285. no 258