• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 7832

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 236

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

    Tête L.R.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
    Tête L.R.
    signed, dated and inscribed 'H.Matisse L.R. Janv-47' (lower left)
    charcoal on paper
    20¾ x 16 in. (52.7 x 40.6 cm.)
    Executed in January 1947


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    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-Noel Matisse