• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 103

    Henri Matisse

    Nu sur Chaise de Repos sur Fond moucharabieh (D.-M. 426)

    Price Realised  


    Henri Matisse
    Nu sur Chaise de Repos sur Fond moucharabieh (D.-M. 426)
    lithograph, 1922, on Chine, signed in black ink and inscribed épr. d'artiste, numbered 6/10, an artist's proof aside from the edition of fifty, dedicated in pencil à W. Pach Cordl= HM., inscribed by Walter Pach in black ink 50a for Nikifora W.P. in the lower margin, the full sheet, with a faint pencil line around the subject, a small paper loss at the tip of the lower right sheet corner, a short hard crease across the lower left corner, the top corners with remains of red sealing wax verso, with slight associated cockling of the sheet recto, otherwise in good condition
    L. 492 x 400 mm., S. 610 x 475 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