19 June 2007
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
signed, dated and inscribed 'Henri Matisse Tgr 1913' (lower left)
pen and ink on paper
7 5/8 x 10 1/8 in. (19.5 x 25.7 cm.)
Executed in Tangiers in 1913
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 8 December 1998, lot 347.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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