Rain: Mexico

Artist: Roberto Matta (Chilean, 1911-2002)

Copy Right Holder: Artists Rights Society (ARS)

Copy Right Holder: ADAGP, Paris

Date: 1941
Dimensions:
35 7/16 × 46 3/16 in. (90 × 117.3 cm)
frame: 38 7/8 × 49 5/8 × 2 3/4 in. (98.7 × 126 × 7 cm)
Classification: PAINTING
Credit Line: Gift of James Thrall Soby, Class of 1928
Object number: 50.11
Inscribed: no inscription
Terms
  • Surrealist
  • abstract
  • Surrealism
Not on view
Exhibition History: "Accessions of the Year." Williamstown, MA: Lawrence Art Museum, June 1-20, 1950. "Matta.". New York, NY: Museum of Modern Art, September 10-October 20, 1957, traveling through "Matta: The First Decade." Waltham, MA: Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, May 9-June 20, 1982. <6wks>. "Matta.". Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris: Musnational d'art moderne, September 24, 1985-January 7, 1986. <14wks>. "Highlights from the Permanent Collection." Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, October 19, 1986-March 8, 1987. <20wks>. "Ten at the Rose: Patrons and Friends 10th Anniversary Exhibition." Waltham, MA: Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, May 3-June 14, 1987. (#13). "Roberto Matta: The Early Years." New York, NY: Maxwell Davidson Gallery, April 26-May 31, 1988. <5wks>. Patterson, Vivian & Deborah Menaker Rothschild. "Surrealism and Its Affinities." Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, October 20, 1990-January 20, 1991. <15wks>. Vivian Patterson, Deborah Menaker Rothschild. "European Modernism: Selections from the Permanent Collection." Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, Oct 17, 1992-Feb 7, 1993. "Modernism: European & American Art 1900-1950 from the Permanent Collection.". Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, January 29, 1994-July 16, 1995. <76wks>. Mathews, Nancy Mowll. "Inventing the 20th Century: Selections from the Permanent Collection." Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, June 4, 1997- June 1999, extended through June 11, 2000. (rotating works, deinstalled 12/1999). "Surrealists in Exile and the Beginning of the New York School." Madrid, Spain: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, December 21, 1999-February 27, 2000, traveling.