French Sculpture Census

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MATISSE, Henri
Le Cateau-Cambrésis, Nord 1869 - Nice, Alpes-Maritimes 1954

Maker: Valsuani

Jaguar dévorant un lièvre, d'après Barye
Jaguar Devouring a Hare, copy after Barye's

original model 1899-1901, this cast 1953
bronze

group
8 1/2 x 23 x 8
signed and numbered beneath tiger's tail: HM 4/10
underside, in red paint, twice: 14; three stamps (Sweden): Zoll 1-10+; three stickers: Made in France; and glued to base, page cut from catalogue describing sculpture; no founder's mark

Acc. No. : 1999.3
Credit Line : Purchase with exchange funds from the Nelson and Juanita Greif Gutman Collection

Baltimore, Maryland, The Baltimore Museum of Art

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Provenance

  • from the artist
  • Stockholm, Galerie Samlaren, Agnes Widlund
  • Stockholm, Theodor Ahrenberg
  • 1960. July 7, London, Sotheby's, no. 1
  • Reyntiens
  • 1966, December 7, London, Sotheby's, #78
  • London, Arthur Tooth & Sons, Ltd.
  • Private Collection
  • New York, C&M Arts
  • 1999, BMA by purchase

Bibliography

  • 1997 Duthuit n° 4 épreuve n° 4
    Claude Duthuit, avec la collaboration de Wanda de Guébriant, Henri Matisse: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre sculpté, préface d'Yve-Alain Bois, Paris, 1997, p. 6-7, n° 4, épreuve n° 4