HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954)
Henriette lisant
signed 'Henri. Matisse' (lower left)
charcoal and estompe on folded paper
Image size: 12 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (31.7 x 34.3 cm.)
?Sheet size: 12 1/2 x 19 in. (31.7 x 48 cm.)
Executed in Nice circa 1923
Beaux Arts Gallery, London.
Anonymous sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 25 January 1961, lot 20.
Paul Kantor Gallery, Beverly Hills.
E.V. Thaw & Co., New York; sale, Christie's, London, 19 June 1964, lot 2.
Mrs. A.G. Cohen, London; sale, Christie's, London, 24 June 1966, lot 56.
Private collection (acquired at the above sale).
Private collection (by descent from the above); sale, Sotheby's, London, 28 June 1995, lot 290.
Acquired by Ann and Gordon Getty at the above sale.
Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Henri Matisse, April 1923.
Further details
Georges Matisse has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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