Sunday, May 04, 2008

Bathers at MOMA


Paul Cézanne. (French, 1839-1906). The Bather. c. 1885.
Oil on canvas, 50 x 38 1/8" (127 x 96.8 cm).
Lillie P. Bliss Collection






Henri Matisse. (French, 1869-1954). Bather. Cavalière, summer 1909.
Oil on canvas, 36 1/2 x 29 1/8" (92.7 x 74 cm).
Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller.
© 2008 Succession H. Matisse, Paris / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York




Pablo Picasso. (Spanish, 1881-1973). Bather. winter 1908-09.

Oil on canvas, 51 1/8 x 38 1/8" (129.8 x 96.8 cm).

Louise Reinhardt Smith Bequest.

© 2008 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York


The Cezanne bather is a statue, the Matisse a bear, the Picasso a dancer.

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