• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 7832

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 247

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

    Tête de jeune fille

    Price Realised  

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
    Tête de jeune fille
    signed with the initials (lower right)
    pen and India ink on paper
    19 3/8 x 14½ in. (49.1 x 36.5 cm.)
    Executed in Nice in 1949


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    This work is sold with a photo-certificate from Wanda de Guébriant.

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    Provenance

    Perls Galleries, New York (no. 9327).
    Theodora S. Greenbaum Fine Arts, New York (no. 13347).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 1987.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF SHARYN BEY