• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 7832

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 245

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

    Jeune femme accoudée

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
    Jeune femme accoudée
    signed and dated 'HMatisse Juill.44' (lower right)
    pen and ink on paper
    20½ x 15¾ in. (52 x 40 cm.)
    Executed in July 1944


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    Provenance

    Miss Fleur Cowles.
    Niveau Gallery, New York.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 5 December 1968, lot 383.
    Peterson collection, by whom acquired at the above sale.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 6 May 2004, lot 385.
    Private collection, London, by whom acquired at the above sale, and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Exhibited

    Paris & Nice, Galerie Maeght, Matisse, 1944.