2 December 1996
THE PROPERTY OF A FRENCH COLLECTOR
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Femme au Costume decoré
signed and inscribed 'I13/Henri Matisse 42' (lower right)
indian ink on paper
20 5/8 x 16in. (52.4 x 40.6cm.)
Drawn in Nice in 1942
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L. Aragon, Henri Matisse, Dessins, Thèmes et Variations, Paris, 1943 (as Thème 1, Variation 13, illustrated).
Wanda de Guébriant has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.
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