4 November 2004
Property of an Atlanta Collector
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Buste de jeune femme au bracelet et collier
signed and dated 'Henri-Matisse 49' (lower left)
pen and India ink on paper
15 x 20 1/8 in. (38.1 x 51 cm.)
Drawn in Nice, 1949
Waddington Galleries, Ltd., London.
Perls Galleries, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, February 1990.
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