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    Sale 2166

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    7 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 168

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

    Femme assise de face, bras croisés

    Price Realised  

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
    Femme assise de face, bras croisés
    signed 'Henri-Matisse' (lower right); signed again 'Henri Matisse' (on the reverse)
    pen and India ink on paper
    14½ x 10 5/8 in. (36.8 x 27 cm.)
    Drawn in 1920


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    Wanda de Guébriant has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.

    Provenance

    Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, May 1925).
    A. Mack (acquired from the above, October 1926).
    Alexander and Rose Rabow, San Francisco.
    By descent from the above to the present owner.


    Literature

    G.-P. and M. Dauberville, Matisse, Paris, 1995, vol. II, p. 749, no. 291 (illustrated; dated 1925).