HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954)
HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954)
HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954)
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HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954)

Les bras levés

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HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954)
Les bras levés
signed 'Henri-Matisse' (lower right)
charcoal and estompe on paper
16 x 20 1⁄4 in. (40.6 x 51.3 cm.)
Executed in Nice in 1923
Provenance
Pierre Matisse, New York (by 1925).
Katherine S. Dreier, New York.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York (bequest from the above, 1953).
Marisa del Re Gallery, Inc., New York.
Acquired from the above by the late owners, June 1985.
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Henri Matisse, 1923, no. 58 (illustrated).
University of California Los Angeles Art Galleries; The Art Institute of Chicago and Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Henri Matisse, January-June 1966, no. 167 (dated 1924 and titled Study for Odalisque with Magnolias).
Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt, Sonderausstellung Gustav Klimt, Henri Matisse, August-November 1970, p. 133, no. 17 (dated 1925 and titled Study for Odalisque with Magnolias).
Post lot text
The late Wanda de Guébriant confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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