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.
Estate of the artist.
Heinz Berggruen, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, circa 1960.
Wanda de Guébriant has confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture.
Property from an Estate Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund of the UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts at the Hammer Museum*
A.E. Elsen, "The Sculpture of Henri Matisse," Artforum, September 1968, pp. 21-22 (another cast illustrated).
W. Tucker, "Four Sculptors, Part 3: Matisse," International Studio, September 1970, p. 84 (another cast illustrated, fig. 2).
A.E. Elsen, The Sculpture of Henri Matisse, New York, 1972, pp. 22-25 and 105 (another cast illustrated, p. 23).
W. Tucker, The Language of Sculpture, London, 1974, pp. 88-91 (another cast illustrated, pl. 79).
I. Monod-Fontaine, The Sculpture of Henri Matisse, London, 1984, p. 145 (another cast illustrated, pl. 8).
C. Duthuit and W. de Guébriant, Henri Matisse, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre sculpté, Paris, 1997, p. 26, no. 12 (another cast illustrated, p. 27).
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*This lot may be tax exempt from the sales tax as set forth in the Sales Tax Notice at the back of the catalogue.