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    Sale 2166

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    7 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 158

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

    Feuilles

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    Estimate

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
    Feuilles
    signed and dated 'H. Matisse 49' (lower right)
    brush and India ink on paper
    13 x 9 3/8 in. (33 x 23.8 cm.)
    Painted in Vence, 1948


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    Wanda de Guébriant has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing and has dated it 1948.

    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Simon/Neuman Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, April 1987.


    Literature

    Verve, Paris, October 1948, vol. VI, nos. 21-22.