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

Le modèle nu assis

Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Le modèle nu assis
signed 'Henri Matisse' (lower right)
pencil, gouache and wash on paper
14 5/8 x 10 3/8 in. (37.2 x 26.3 cm.)
Executed in Nice in 1919
J.K. Thannhauser, New York.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York.
Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles.
Mr & Mrs Leslie L. Johnson, Dayton, Ohio, by whom acquired from the above on 9 December 1959, and thence by descent.
Anonymous sale, Tajan, Paris, 18 December 2003, lot 40.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Elsah, Illinois, Principia College, October - December 1962.
University of Dayton, Art Exhibition of 100 Scultpures, Paintings Drawings and Prints from the Mr and Mrs Leslie L. Johnson Collection, September - October 1965.
Cincinnati, University Club, April 1966.
Fort Wayne, Indiana, Art Institute Museum of Art, May 1967.
Columbus, Ohio State University, School of Art, Drawings from the Leslie Johnson Collection, December 1967.
Springfield, Art Center, Summer Arts Festival, July 1968.
Evansville, Indiana, Museum of Arts and Science, Leslie Johnson Collection, July 1969.
San Diego, Fine Arts Gallery, Leslie Johnson Collection, A Selection of Graphics, January - March 1972.
Little Rock, Arkansas, Arts Center, June - July 1973.
Tyler, Texas, Tyler Museum of Art, Selections from the Collection of Mr and Mrs Leslie Johnson, July - August 1973.
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The late Wanda de Guébriant confirmed the authenticity of this work in 2003.

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