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    Sale 1902

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    7 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 176

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

    Femme nue assise

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
    Femme nue assise
    signed with initials 'HM' (lower right)
    charcoal on paper laid down on board
    10½ x 8¾ in. (26.7 x 22.2 cm.)
    Drawn circa 1901-1903


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    Special Notice

    No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.


    Provenance

    Annette Rosenshine (acquired from the artist).
    Harriet Lane Levy, San Francisco (acquired from the above).
    By bequest from the above to the present owner, 1950.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund*


    Exhibited

    San Francisco Museum of Art, Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture by Henri Matisse, January-February 1936, no. 36.
    San Francisco Museum of Art, Harriet Levy Collection, March-April 1951.
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Twentieth Century: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Collection, December-March 1985.


    Post Lot Text

    *This lot may be tax exempt from the sale tax as set forth in the Sales Tax Notice at the back of the catalogue.