10 May 2001
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Buste de femme
signed with initials 'HM.' (lower right)
pen and India ink on paper
12¾ x 9 5/8 in. (32.4 x 24.6 cm.)
Drawn circa 1942-1943
Private collection, Sweden.
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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