The Back Series

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The Back Series
Matisse - left to right 'The Back I', 1908-09, 'The Back II', 1913, 'The Back III' 1916, 'The Back IV', c. 1931, bronze, Museum of Modern Art (New York City).jpg
Artist Henri Matise
Year 1909 - 1930
Type Bronze
Location Washington, D.C., United States
Owner Smithsonian Institution

The Back Series is a series of four bas-relief bronze sculptures, by Henri Matisse.[1]

They were modeled between 1909 and 1930. Back I appeared in the second PostImpressionist show in London, and the Armory Show in New York City.[2]

They are in the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (38°53′18″N 77°01′22″W / 38.888256°N 77.022829°W / 38.888256; -77.022829 ).[3][4][5][6]