7 November 2002
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Nue assise sur le divan
stamped with signature 'H. Matisse' (lower right)
pen and ink on paper
9½ x 12 3/8 in. (24.2 x 31.5 cm.)
Drawn in Nice, 1929
Estate of the artist.
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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