460
460

PROPERTY OF A PRINCE

Henri Matisse
PORTRAIT DE LYDIA & LES BRAS CROISÉS (A DOUBLE-SIDED WORK)
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 106,250 USD
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460

PROPERTY OF A PRINCE

Henri Matisse
PORTRAIT DE LYDIA & LES BRAS CROISÉS (A DOUBLE-SIDED WORK)
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 106,250 USD
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Henri Matisse
1869 - 1954
PORTRAIT DE LYDIA & LES BRAS CROISÉS (A DOUBLE-SIDED WORK)
Signed with the initials HM (lower right); signed with the initials HM and dedicated à L.D. (on the verso)
White chalk on black paper
9 7/8 by 7 7/8 in.
25 by 20 cm
Executed in 1936.
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The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Georges Matisse.

Provenance

Lydia Delectorskaya, France (the sitter; a gift from the artist)
Charles Sorlier, Paris (a gift from the above)
Private Collection, France (by descent from the above and sold: Sotheby's, London, June 29, 1994, lot 245)
Acquired at the above sale

Literature

Charles Sorlier, Mémoires d'un homme de couleurs, Saint-Armand-Montrond, 1985, p. 151
Lydia Delectorskaya, L'Apparente facilité, Paris, 1986, illustrated p. 195
Lydia Delectorskaya, Henri Matisse, Contre vents et marées, peintures et livres illustrés de 1939 à 1943, Paris, 1996, no. 12, illustrated p. 229 (titled Blouse brodée)

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