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    Sale 11793

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    23 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 174

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

    Portrait de Gilberte Lallée

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    Estimate

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
    Portrait de Gilberte Lallée
    inscribed 'Gilberte Lallée Mm des Loups Villeneuve Loubet' (upper right)
    pencil on paper
    12 1/2 x 9 3/8 in. (31.7 x 23.7 cm.)
    Drawn in 1918


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    Provenance

    Jean Matisse, Pontoise.
    Harold Diamond, New York, by 1979.
    John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 18 May 1983, lot 145.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 15 May 1985, lot 175.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Exhibited

    San Francisco, John Berggruen Gallery, Henri Matisse, An Exhibition of Drawings, February - March 1982, no. 6 (illustrated).