24 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF SIMON SAINSBURY
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Figure drapée allongée sur un sofa à carreaux noirs
signed 'Henri-Matisse' (lower left)
charcoal and estompe on paper
19 1/8 x 24 5/8 in. (48.6 x 62.6 cm.)
Drawn in Nice in 1929
The artist's estate.
Jean Matisse, Paris, by 1961.
Lumley Cazalet Ltd., London.
Acquired from the above in July 1993.
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Albi, Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Exposition Henri Matisse, 1869-1954: peintures, dessins, gouaches, sculptures, gravures, July - September 1961, no. 86 (with the incorrect dimensions).
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