Jean Puy, “Souvenirs,” in special issue, “Matisse,” Le point 4, no. 21 (July 1939), pp. 35–131(ill.), as La femme a [sic] la guitare, 1939.
André Lejard, Matisse: Seize peintures, 1939–1943 (Éditions du chêne, 1943), pl. 2, as Femme assise et guitar, Avril 1939.
Henry Clifford and Henri Matisse, Henri Matisse: Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, Organized in Collaboration with the Artist, exh. cat. (Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1948), pp. 41, cat. 81; n. pag., no. 81 (ill.), as Girl in Blue with Guitar, April 1939 and Girl in Blue with Guitar, 1939.
Gaston Diehl, Henri Matisse, with notices by Agnès Humbert (Éditions Pierre Tisné, 1954), pl. 118; pp. 145, no. 118; 156, as Femme à la guitare, 1939.
Massimo Carrà, “Catalogo delle opera,” in Mario Luzi and Massimo Carrà, L’opera di Matisse: dalla rivolta ‘fauve’ all’intimismo, 1904–1928, Classici dell’Arte 49 (Rizzoli Editore, 1971), p. 106, cat. 485 (ill.), as Donna con chitarra, 1939. Translated as “Documentation: Catalogue des œuvres,” in Tout l’œuvre peint de Matisse, 1904–1928, ed. Xavier Deryng, Les Classiques de l’Art (Flammarion, 1982), p. 106, cat. 485 (ill.), as Femme à la guitar, 1939.
Lydia Delectorskaya, L’apparente facilité: Henri Matisse: Peintures de 1935–1939 (Adrien Maeght Editeur, 1986), pp. 32, 303 (ill.), as Femme en jaune et bleu, a [sic] la guitare, Nice, Le Régina, Mars 1939.
Gilles Néret, Matisse (Nouvelles Éditions Françaises, 1991), pp. 184–85, fig. 272; 192; 269, as Femme en jaune et bleu à la guitare, 1939. Translated by Lisa Davidson as Matisse (Konecky and Konecky, 1993), pp. 184–85, fig. 272; 192; 269, as Woman in Yellow and Blue with Guitar, 1939.
Nancy H. Yeide, Beyond the Dreams of Avarice: The Herman Goering Collection (Laurel Publishing, 2009), pp. 449, no. D69 (ill.); 463, cat. D69, as Girl in Yellow and Blue with Guitar, March 1939.
Stephanie D’Alessandro, The Age of Picasso and Matisse: Modern Art at the Art Institute of Chicago, with contributions by Renée DeVoe Mertz (Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2014), p. 79 (ill.), as Girl in Yellow and Blue with Guitar, March 1939.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Henri Matisse: Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, Apr. 3–May 10, 1948, cat. 81 (ill.), as Girl in Blue with Guitar, April 1939.
Paul Rosenberg (1881–1959), Paris [email from Ilda Francois, Paul Rosenberg Archives, Sept. 7, 2011; photocopy in curatorial file]; confiscated by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR), German Embassy, Paris [this and the following according to Cultural Plunder by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg: Database of Art Objects at the Jeu de Paume, Paul Rosenberg Collection, ERR inventory no. PR 32; photocopy in curatorial file]; transferred to the Musée du Louvre, Paris, Nov. 1940; transferred to Jeu de Paume, Paris, Sept. 5, 1941; exchanged with Gustav Rochlitz (Apr. 3, 1889–1972) on behalf of Hermann Göring (Jan. 12, 1893–Oct. 15, 1946), Paris, from Nov. 27, 1942 [Office of Strategic Services, Art Looting Investigation Unit, APO 413, “Consolidated Interrogation Report No. 1: Activity of the Einsatzstab Rosenberg in France,” p. 43, National Archives; photocopy in curatorial file]. Paul Pétridès (1901–1993), Paris, by Nov. 1943 [Lejard 1943]. Gustav Rochlitz, by July 1944; Hermann Göring, Baden Baden, from July 1944. Restituted to Paul Rosenberg, New York [Yeide 2009]; sold to Chauncey McCormick (Dec. 7, 1884–Sept. 8, 1954) and Marion Deering McCormick (June 5, 1886–Jan. 12, 1965), Chicago, by May 15, 1947; probably by descent to their son, Brooks McCormick (Feb. 23, 1917–Aug. 15, 2006), Chicago and Warrenville, IL, by Jan. 12, 1965–Aug. 15, 2006; by descent to Brooks McCormick Estate, Aug. 15, 2006; bequeathed to the Art Institute of Chicago, Sept. 10, 2007.
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