10 May 2001
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Tête de jeune fille
signed with initials 'HM.' (lower left)
pen and India ink on paper
8 x 10 3/8 in. (20.3 x 26.4 cm.)
Drawn in Nice, 1941
Lumley Cazalet, Ltd., London.
Katsuko Suzuki, New York (acquired from the above, April 1990).
Bequest from the above to the present owner, 1998.
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In an inscription on the reverse of this drawing, Wanda de Guébriant has confirmed its authenticity: 'Dessin réalisé par Henri Matisse à Nice en 1941 - No. G352 des archives de l'artiste - certificate no. I46-612 Paris, le 28 avril 1993 W. Guébriant'
Property of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund*
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