9 November 2006
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
signed, dated and titled 'H. Matisse 49 Sirène' (lower right)
charcoal on paper
22 1/8 x 15 in. (56.3 x 38.1 cm.)
Drawn in 1949
Pierre Matisse, New York (acquired from the artist).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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