Still Life with Apples

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French (Cateau-Cambresis, France 1869 - 1954 Nice, France)
Still Life with Apples, 1916
20th century
Oil on panel
32.8 x 41.1 cm (12 15/16 x 16 3/16 in.)
framed: 52 x 60 x 8.9 cm (20 1/2 x 23 5/8 x 3 1/2 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest from the Collection of Maurice Wertheim, Class of 1906
, 1951.51
Department of Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts
signed: l.r.: Henri Matisse
inscription: verso, blue chalk, crayon or colored pencil: Ph
inscription: verso, red chalk, crayon or colored pencil: 114
inscription: verso, blue chalk: 42 [encircled]
inscription: verso, black ink: 834
Paul Guillaume, Paris, France, 1925, 1935. By 1930, per caption of photo, Paul Guillaume dining room dated c. 1930, Georgel 2006
Maurice Wertheim, 1937, Bequest to Fogg Art Museum, 1951.
Collection Particulière Paul Guillaume, exh. cat., Bernheim-Jeune (Paris, France, 1929)

Waldemar George, La Grande Peinture Contemporaine a la Collection Paul Guillaume, exh. cat., Editions des Arts à Paris (Paris, France, 1929), p. 78, ill. p. 79

Henri Matisse: exposition organisee au profit de l'Orphelinat des arts, exh. cat., Galerie Georges Petit (Paris, France, 1931), no. 31

Henry McBride, "Matisse in America", Cahiers d'Art, C. Zervos (Paris, France, 1931), vol. VI, no. 5-6, repr. fig. 59

Giovanni Scheiwiller, Henri Matisse, (Milan, Italy, 1933), repr. pl. 8

Hommage à Paul Guillaume, exh. cat., Petit Palais, Paris (Paris, France, 1935)

Raymond Escholier, Henri Matisse, Henri Floury (Paris, France, 1937), p. 60, repr.

Henri Matisse: Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings, 1898-1939, exh. cat., Pierre Matisse Gallery (New York, NY, 1943), repr. no. 9

Alfred M. Frankfurter, "Today's Collectors: Modern Milestones", Art News (June 1946), vol. XLV, no. 4, p. 64; repr. in b/w p. 29

French Painting since 1870, lent by Maurice Wertheim, Class of 1906, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1946), repr. p. 56

La Peinture Française Depuis 1870: Collection Maurice Wertheim, exh. cat., Tom Taylor (Québec, Canada, 1949), p. 67, repr. p. 68

The Maurice Wertheim Catalogue: Modern French Art-- Monet to Picasso, exh. cat., North Carolina Museum of Art (Raleigh, NC, 1960), repr. p. 23

The Maurice Wertheim Collection: Modern French Art-- Manet to Picasso, exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Houston, TX, 1962), p. 26, repr. pl. 8

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, exh. cat., Maine State Museum (Augusta, ME, 1972), no. 15, repr.

M. Carra, Tout L'Oeuvre Peint de Matisse, 1904-1928, (Paris, France, 1982), no. 214

Vivien Raynor, ""Art: Impressionist Show at the I.B.M. Gallery" [review]", The New York Times (New York, NY, April 26, 1985), p. C24

John O'Brian, Degas to Matisse: the Maurice Wertheim Collection, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc./Fogg Art Museum (New York, NY and Cambridge, MA, 1988), no. 29, pp. 120-121, 158, repr. in color p. 121

The Maurice Wertheim Collection and Selected Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings and Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1990), repr. in color no. 39, p. 109

Pierre Georgel, La Collection Jean Walter et Paul Guillaume, (2006), pp. , fig. 3

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 193, ill.

Gabriel Dunn, "Experimental and Innovative: Matisse Paintings from the Wertheim Collection", (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 2012), Unpublished, pp. 1-50 passim

Elizabeth M. Rudy, "Researching the Wertheim Collection at the Harvard Art Museums", Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals (Summer 2014), Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 301-6

Exhibition History
Collection particulière Paul Guillaume au profit du Musèe du Luxembourg, Galerie Bernheim Jeune, Paris, 06/01/1929 - 06/30/1929
Henri Matisse, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 06/16/1931 - 06/25/1931
Hommage à Paul Guillaume, Petit Palais, Paris, Paris, 05/01/1935 - 05/31/1935
Henri Matisse: Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings, 1898-1939, Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, 02/09/1943 - 02/27/1943, no. 9
French Painting since 1870 lent by Maurice Wertheim, Class of 1906, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 06/01/1946 - 09/07/1946; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 07/01/1953 - 09/13/1953
La Peinture Française depuis 1870, Musée de la Province de Quebec, 07/12/1949 - 08/07/1949
The Maurice Wertheim Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 07/01/1952 - 09/14/1952
French Paintings Since 1870 from the Maurice Wertheim Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 06/01/1953 - 09/30/1953
The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 06/15/1957 - 09/15/1957; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, 06/10/1958 - 08/31/1958
The Maurice Wertheim Collection: Manet to Picasso, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, 06/13/1962 - 09/02/1962
The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, 06/20/1963 - 09/01/1963; Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, 06/24/1965 - 09/07/1965; Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art, Providence, 09/03/1968 - 09/22/1968; Montgomery Museum of Art, Montgomery, 06/01/1971 - 09/30/1971; Maine State Museum, Augusta, 06/01/1972 - 09/01/1972
Manet to Matisse: The Maurice Wertheim Collection, IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York, 04/09/1985 - 05/25/1985
The Maurice Wertheim Collection and Selected Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings and Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Isetan Department Store, Tokyo, 03/01/1990 - 04/10/1990; Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, 04/14/1990 - 05/13/1990
The Maurice Wertheim Collection: Modern French Art--Monet to Picasso, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 06/17/1960 - 09/04/1960
Re-View: S427 Impressionist & Postimpressionist Art, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/02/2008 - 06/18/2011