7 May 2009
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
stamped with initials 'HM.' (lower right)
pencil on paper
12½ x 9 3/8 in. (31.8 x 23.8 cm.)
Drawn in 1927
Estate of the artist.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 15 November 1989, lot 38.
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 6 February 2003, lot 476.
Anon. sale, Artcurial Briest, Paris, 8 June 2004, lot 111.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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