4 November 2009
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Vase de fleurs
signed and dated 'H Matisse 23 Juin '44' (lower right)
pen and India ink on paper
20 5/8 x 15 5/8 in. (52.4 x 39.7 cm.)
Drawn on 23 June 1944
Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne (acquired from the artist).
Acquired by the family of the present owner, circa 1965.
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