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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 30

    HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954)

    Portrait de Micheline

    Price Realised  

    HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954)
    Portrait de Micheline
    signé et daté 'Henri-Matisse Dec 1939' (en bas à droite)
    mine de plomb sur papier
    52.5 x 40.5 cm. (20¾ x 16 in.)
    Exécuté en décembre 1939


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    Madame Wanda de Guébriant a confirmé l'authenticité de cette oeuvre.

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    Provenance

    Gustav Zumsteg, Zurich.
    Acquis auprès de celui-ci par Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé.


    Saleroom Notice

    Provenance complémentaire:
    Gustav Zumsteg, Zurich.
    Don de celui-ci à Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé, 1970.

    Additional provenance:
    Gustav Zumsteg, Zurich.
    Gift from the above to Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé, 1970.


    Exhibited

    Saint-Paul de Vence, Fondation Maeght, A la rencontre de Matisse, juillet 1969, p. 35, no. 41 (illustré).


    Post Lot Text

    'PORTRAIT OF MICHELINE'; SIGNED AND DATED LOWER RIGHT; PENCIL ON PAPER.