The National Museum of Western Art

update 03 July 2017

Currently not on display

Maurice Denis [Granville, 1870 - Saint-Germain-en-Laye, 1943]

Nude from the Behind

Date1912
Materials/Techniquescharcoal and pastel on paper
Size (cm)75.9 x 50.0
InscriptionsSigned lower right: MAURICE DENIS; upper left: MAVD.
Credit LineMatsukata Collection
CategoryDrawings
Collection NumberD.1959-0026
Nude from the Behind

Provenance

Kojiro Matsukata; sequestered by the French Government, 1944; returned to the Japanese Government 1959.

Exhibition History

1981
Maurice Denis, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 1 September 1981 - 18 October 1981, cat. no. 136
2016
[Prints and Drawings Exhibition] The Drawings of Maurice Denis: Traces of Inspiration on Paper, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, Prints and Drawings Gallery, 15 October 2016 - 15 January 2017, cat. no. 6

Bibliography

1961
Catalogue du Musée National d'Art Occidental, Tokyo. Tokyo, The National Museum of Western Art, 1961 (Préface and Catalogue Général in Japanese and French), P-123.
1990
The Old Matsukata Collection. Kobe City Museum, ed. Kobe, "Matsukata Korekushon Ten" Jikkoiinkai, 1990, cat. no. 573.
2017
Hakamata, Hiroyo. Catalogue of the Maurice Denis Drawings in the NMWA Collection. Journal of the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. no. 21, 2017, pp. 35-56, [with English Abstract], cat. no. 9.

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