28 March 2007
After Henri Matisse by Jacques Villon (1875-1963)
L'Espagnole (Ginestet & Pouillon E645)
aquatint in colours, 1925-6, on Arches, signed in pencil by Matisse, numbered 184/200, with wide margins, a deckle edge above and below, a 20 mm. repaired tear at the upper sheet edge, several very soft horizontal creases across the sheet, a thin line of very pale mount staining, generally in good condition
P. 397 x 276 mm., S. 632 x 448 mm.
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