24 June 2009
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
signed and dated 'H. Matisse Juin 47.' (lower right)
brush and India ink on paper
14 5/8 x 19½ in. (37.2 x 49.7 cm.)
Executed in Vence in June 1947
Acquired directly from the artist by the father of the present owner in the late 1940s and thence by descent.
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