Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
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Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

Tête d'enfant (Pierre Matisse)

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Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Tête d'enfant (Pierre Matisse)
signed and numbered '2/10 H. Matisse' and inscribed '2eme epreuve' (at the back of the neck)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 6 ¼ in. (16.1 cm.)
Conceived in Paris in 1904-1905 and cast in an edition of eleven numbered 0 to 10; this example cast by Bingen & Costenoble, Paris, circa 1908
Provenance
Anna Wallich, Berlin, by whom acquired directly from the artist on 27 April 1908, and thence by descent to the present owner.
Literature
J. Leymarie, H. Read & W.S. Lieberman, Henri Matisse, Berkeley & Los Angeles, 1966, no. 100, p. 193 (another cast illustrated p. 126).
L. Aragon, Henri Matisse: A Novel, vol. II, London, 1971, p. 175 (another cast illustrated).
I. Monod-Fontaine, The Sculpture of Henri Matisse, London, 1984, no. 12, p. 145 (another cast illustrated p. 85).
C. Duthuit & W. de Guébriant, Henri Matisse, Catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre sculpté, Paris, 1997, no. 16, pp. 40, 340 & 352 (another cast illustrated p. 41).
Special notice

Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.

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