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The updated Provenance for this lot should read:
Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris Valentine Gallery, New York Stephen C. Clark, New York Mr & Mrs Ralph F. Colin, New York Private Collection, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner
Additional Exhibition references for this lot are:
Paris, Galerie George Petit, Henri Matisse, 1931, no. 135 Philadelphia, Museum of Art, Henri Matisse, Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, 1948, no. 72, illustrated in the catalogue Southampton, Massachusetts, Smith College Museum of Art, Some Paintings from Alumnae Collections, 1948 New York, Paul Rosenberg & Co., Henri Matisse, 1954, no. 13, illustrated in the catalogue New York, M. Knoedler & Co., The Colin Collection: Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture, 1960, no. 19, illustrated in the catalogue
Additional Literature references for this lot are:
The Arts, January 1930, illustrated p. 342 Van Day Trucx, 'How to Frame and Hang your Pictures', in House & Garden, December 1940, illustrated p. 130 Gaston Diehl, Henri Matisse, Paris, 1954, p. 82
This work signed Miró, titled (twice), dated 28/3/63 (twice) and dedicated on the reverse.
To be included in the forthcoming Van Dongen catalogue raisonné being prepared by Jacques Chalom des Cordes under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
There is an additional Exhibition reference for this lot:
Paris, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Edouard Manet, 1884
The work is in its original frame.
This work has been requested for the exhibition Bonnard au Cannet. Dans la lumière de la Méditerranée, to be held at the Musée Bonnard, Le Cannet from June to September 2011.
This work will be included in the new edition of the Catalogue Raisonné of Alfred Sisley by François Daulte being prepared at Galerie Brame & Lorenceau by the Comité Sisley.
Please note that the edition of this work is larger than 7, and is subject to further research. Further provenance is available from the department.
This work is titled and dated 1942 on the reverse.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Comité André Masson.