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    Sale 1996

    Impressionist And Modern Works On Paper

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 190

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

    Femme nue enceinte assise

    Price Realised  

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
    Femme nue enceinte assise
    signed 'Henri Matisse' (lower left)
    pencil on paper laid down on board
    12 x 9¼ in. (30.5 x 23.5 cm.)
    Drawn circa 1904-1905


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    Wanda de Guébriant has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.

    Provenance

    Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London.
    Louis MacMillan, New Hope, Pennsylvania.
    Anon. sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 16 February 1967, lot 17a.
    Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the correct medium of this lot is pencil on paper.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Judith D. Lipsey