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    Sale 12070

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1012

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

    Portrait de Mlle Leriche

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
    Portrait de Mlle Leriche
    signed and dated 'Henri Matisse 2/43' (lower left)
    pen and India ink on paper
    20 ½ x 15 7/8 in. (52.8 x 40.4 cm.)
    Drawn in February 1943


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    Wanda de Guébriant has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Emmanuel Clavé Art Conseil, Paris (acquired from the above).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, March 2006.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the correct title for this lot is Portrait de Mlle Leriche.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR