13 May 2016
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Portrait de Mlle Leriche
signed and dated 'Henri Matisse 2/43' (lower left)
pen and India ink on paper
20 ½ x 15 7/8 in. (52.8 x 40.4 cm.)
Drawn in February 1943
Estate of the artist.
Emmanuel Clavé Art Conseil, Paris (acquired from the above).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, March 2006.
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