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    Sale 7599

    Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

    24 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 1

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

    Figure drapée allongée sur un sofa à carreaux noirs

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
    Figure drapée allongée sur un sofa à carreaux noirs
    signed 'Henri-Matisse' (lower left)
    charcoal and estompe on paper
    19 1/8 x 24 5/8 in. (48.6 x 62.6 cm.)
    Drawn in Nice in 1929


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

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    Provenance

    The artist's estate.
    Jean Matisse, Paris, by 1961.
    Lumley Cazalet Ltd., London.
    Acquired from the above in July 1993.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF SIMON SAINSBURY


    Exhibited

    Albi, Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Exposition Henri Matisse, 1869-1954: peintures, dessins, gouaches, sculptures, gravures, July - September 1961, no. 86 (with the incorrect dimensions).