4 December 2020
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Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
signed and dated 'Henri Matisse janvier 28' (lower right)
pen and India ink on paper
10 x 12 7/8 in. (25.3 x 32.8 cm.)
Drawn in January 1928
Mary and Robert L. Raley, Wilmington, Delaware (1955).
Acquired from the estate of the above by the present owner.
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Wilmington, Delaware Art Museum, Eight Delaware Collectors, October-November 1973.
Newark, University of Delaware, Brandywine Valley to the Bay: Art from Private Collections, October-November 1991, p. 70 (illustrated, p. 71).
Georges Matisse has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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