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    Sale 7736

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 111

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

    Deux femmes

    Price Realised  

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
    Deux femmes
    signed and dated 'H. Matisse Juin 47.' (lower right)
    brush and India ink on paper
    14 5/8 x 19½ in. (37.2 x 49.7 cm.)
    Executed in Vence in June 1947


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    This work is sold with a photo-certificate from Wanda de Guébriant.

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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the father of the present owner in the late 1940s and thence by descent.