8 February 2012
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Jeune fille endormie
signed 'Henri-Matisse' (lower right)
pencil on paper
11 3/8 x 15½ in. (29.1 x 39.4 cm.)
Drawn in Nice in 1918-1919
Heinz Berggruen, Paris.
Galerie Jan Krugier, New York (no. 2657).
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E. Faure, 'Henri Matisse', in Cahiers d'Aujourd'hui, 1920, no. 45.
Tokyo, Muromachi, Apollinaire et ses amis peintres, August - October 1980, no. 71.
New York, C & M Arts, October - December 1996, no. 27.
Wanda de Guébriant has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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