5 May 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 60,000
Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
signed, dated and titled 'H. Matisse Mai 48 EVA' (lower right)
black Conté crayon on paper
20 5/8 x 16 in. (52.6 x 40.6 cm.)
Drawn in May 1948
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Wanda de Guébriant has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.
Perls Galleries, New York.
Theodora S. Greenbaum Fine Arts, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1987.
Property from the Collection of Sharon Bey
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