5 May 2011
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
signed with initials 'HM.' (lower left)
pencil on paper
10 3/8 x 8 in. (26.4 x 20.3 cm.)
Drawn in 1941
Estate of the artist.
Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Foundation, New York (by descent from the above).
Gift from the above to the present owner.
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