13 November 2015
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
with raised initials and numbered 'HM 1/10' (on the right leg); stamped with foundry mark 'C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the left leg)
Height: 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.)
Conceived in Paris in 1909; this bronze version cast in 1929
Curt Valentin, New York (November 1950).
Acquired from the estate of the above by the late owners, May 1955.
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C. Duthuit and W. de Guébriant, Henri Matisse, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre sculpté, Paris, 1997, p. 122, no. 44 (another cast illustrated, p. 123).
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