4 November 2004
Joan Miro (1893-1983)
signed 'Miró' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
6½ x 8½ in. (16.5 x 21.5 cm.)
Painted circa 1949
Pierre Matisse, New York (acquired from the artist).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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Jacques Dupin has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MARIA-GAETANA MATISSE, SOLD FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
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