18 May 2005
Henri Matisse, Vence, France, 1944
gelatin silver print, printed later
signed and inscribed 'pour Céline' in ink, embossed copyright credit stamp in margin
9½ x 14 1/8in. (24 x 35.8cm.)
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New York Graphic Society, Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photographer, New York, 1979, pl.126.
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Spanning over 500 years of history, the collection of Indian jewels and jewelled objects sells for $109.3 million
Introducing the first auction in a series of three offering the collection of Paul Destribats, the Paris-based bibliophile