2 November 2005
Property from the Collection of Lee V. Eastman
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Portrait de femme
signed and dated 'H Matisse 51' (lower right)
charcoal on paper
20¾ x 16 in. (52.7 x 40.6 cm.)
Drawn in 1951
(possibly) Galerie Heinz Berggruen, Paris.
(possibly) Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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Saint-Paul de Vence, Fondation Maeght, Dessins récents, May 1952.
Wanda de Guébriant has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.
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