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    Sale 2187

    Prints & Multiples

    22 July 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 55

    HENRI MATISSE

    Petite Liseuse (D. 431)

    Price Realised  

    HENRI MATISSE
    Petite Liseuse (D. 431)
    lithograph, 1923, on simili-Japon, signed and inscribed 'à Madame Michel Stein respecteusement' in pencil, numbered 7/50 (there were also 12 artist's proofs), with wide margins (slightly uneven), pale light-staining, a minute accretion at the right of the image, a few unobtrusive foxmarks, handling creases, slight rubbing and adhesive remains in places at the sheet edges, tape remains in places at the reverse of the sheet edges (showing through with associated staining), otherwise in good condition, framed
    L. 10 x 8¾ in. (254 x 222 mm.)
    S. 17¼ x 11 in. (438 x 279 mm.)


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