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

Océanie, la mer

Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Océanie, la mer
signed and numbered 'Henri Matisse 26/30' (lower right)
screenprint on linen
68¼ x 152½ in. (173.5 x 387.5 cm.)
Executed in 1946-1947 in a numbered edition of 30
The family of the artist.
Acquired from the above by the late Ernst Beyeler, Basel.
H. Matisse, 'Océanie: tenture murale', in Labyrinthe, 1946, p. 3 (another example illustrated).
G. Diehl, 'Contributions à l'Art Décoratif: Henri Matisse', in Art et Décoration, 1947, p. 7 (another example illustrated).
A.H. Barr, Matisse, His Art and His Public, New York, 1951, p. 510 (another example illustrated).
G. Diehl, Henri Matisse, Paris, 1954, pp. 91 & 156.
R. Escholier, Matisse, ce vivant, Paris, 1956, p. 109 (another example illustrated pl. 42).
J. Lassaigne, Biographie et critique, Geneva, 1959, p. 114.
Brassaï, Conversations avec Picasso, Paris, 1964, pp. 305-306.
D. Fourcade, 'Autres propos de Henri Matisse', in Macula, 1976, p. 106.
Exh. cat., Henri Matisse: Paper Cut-Outs, Saint Louis Museum of Art, 1977, no. 56, p. 125 (another example illustrated p. 126).
J. Elderfield, The Cut Outs of Henri Matisse, exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1978, p. 55 (another example illustrated pl. 7). I. Monod-Fontaine, Matisse, Paris, 1979, pp. 162-164 (another example illustrated).
J. Flam, ed., Matisse on Art, Berkeley, 1995, fig. 27 (another example illustrated facing p. 168).
Exh. cat., Matisse: A Second Life, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, 2005, pp. 172-175 & 178, no. 113 (another example illustrated p. 175).
H. Spurling, Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri Matisse, vol. II, New York, 2005, p. 446 (another example illustrated).
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