25 June 2008
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
stamped with the initials 'HM' (lower left)
pencil on paper
8½ x 11 in. (21.7 x 28 cm.)
Jean Matisse (the artist's son), by descent from the artist.
A gift from the above to the father of the previous owner circa 1975; sale, Sotheby's, London, 4 February 2004, lot 439.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owners.
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