Lot 47
  • 47

Henri Matisse

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 USD
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Description

  • Henri Matisse
  • Acrobat
  • Signed with the initials HM (lower left)
  • Pen on Vidalon watermarked, wove¬†paper, unframed
  • 10 1/2 by 8 1/4 in.
  • 26.7 by 21 cm
  • Executed in 1952.

Provenance

Alessandro Durini Di Monza & Co., New York
Leon Dorsey, Darien, Connecticut
Athena Fine Arts, New York
Norman Alexander, New York
ACA Galleries, New York
Carol Newhouse, New York
Private Collection, Miami
MKC, New York

Condition

Ink on paper. Recto: In generally good condition aside from: faded ink; a few small dots of foxing near peripheral edges; minor light staining; signs of a repaired hole to the upper right corner; a very minor tear along bottom edge. Verso: a small piece of white cloth tape to repair the aforementioned hole and a small area of tape residue at upper right corner; two very small pieces of archival tape repairing very small tears to lower corners; small tape stain to upper edge.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.