• Impressionist Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 2218

    Impressionist Modern Works on Paper

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 178

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

    Tête de femme

    Price Realised  

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
    Tête de femme
    signed and dated 'H Matisse 47' (lower right)
    black Conté crayon on paper
    14¾ x 11 1/8 in. (37.5 x 28.3 cm.)
    Drawn in 1947


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    Wanda de Guébriant has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.

    Provenance

    Pierre Matisse, New York (by descent from the artist).
    By descent from the above to the late owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Pierre-Noël Matisse