Lot 289
  • 289

Henri Matisse

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
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Description

  • Henri Matisse
  • NU
  • signed Henri Matisse (lower right); signed HM and inscribed à D. Boehm sympathetiquement on the mount
  • pencil on paper
  • sheet: 30.5 by 23 cm., 12 by 9in.
  • mount: 38 by 29.7cm., 14 7/8 by 11 5/8 in.

Provenance

D. Boehm (a gift from the artist)
Private Collection, France

Condition

Executed on buff-coloured wove paper, laid down on paper, floating in the mount. There is an artist's pinhole to the centre of the upper edge. This work is in very good condition. Colours: The paper tone is much greener and the pencil lines stronger in the original.
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