• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 105

    Henri Matisse

    La Sieste (D.-M. 427)

    Price Realised  


    Henri Matisse
    La Sieste (D.-M. 427)
    lithograph, 1922, on Chine, signed in black ink and inscribed épr. d'art., numbered 8/10, aside from the edition of fifty, dedicated in pencil a W. Pach HM., the full sheet, small paper losses at the upper and lower left sheet corners, a torn pinhole at the upper sheet edge at centre, with associated creases, other creases and cockled areas along the sheet edges, remains of sealing wax at the top corners where previously laid down
    L. 405 x 435 mm., S. 464 x 571 mm.

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    Given by the artist to Walter Pach (1883-1958), New York. Then by descent to the present owners.

    Pre-Lot Text

    From the Collection of the Late Walter Pach