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Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
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Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

La danse (Mouvement de danse)

Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
La danse (Mouvement de danse)
signed with the initials and numbered 'HM 0/10' (on the top of the base); inscribed with the foundry mark 'C.VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the back of the base)
bronze with black patina
Height: 16¾ in. (42.4 cm.)
Conceived in 1911, this version cast circa 1930
The family of the artist.
Acquired from the above by the late Ernst Beyeler, Basel.
A.E. Elsen, 'The Sculpture of Matisse, Part III, Primitivism, Partial Figures and Portraits', in Art Forum, November 1968.
L. Aragon, Henri Matisse, Roman, vol. II, Paris, 1971, p. 133 (another cast illustrated).
A.E. Elsen, The Sculpture of Henri Matisse, New York, 1973, p. 103 (another cast illustrated p. 133).
P. Schneider, Matisse, Munich, 1984, no. 327, p. 282 (another cast illustrated).
C. Duthuit, Henri Matisse, Catalogue Raisonné de l'oeuvre sculpté, Paris, 1997, no. 54, p. 154 (another cast illustrated).
Riehen, Fondation Beyeler, Henri Matisse, Figure, couleur, espace, March - July 2006, no. 33, p. 70 (illustrated).
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