HENRI MATISSE | NU DEBOUT
Property of a New York Private Collector
1869 - 1954
Stamped with the initials HM. (lower right)
Pencil on paper
13⅛ by 10 in. (33.2 by 25.4 cm)
Framed: 20 by 16⅞ in. (50.8 by 42.9 cm)
Executed in Nice in 1930.
The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by the late Wanda de Guébriant.
The work is in excellent condition. Executed on cream wove paper. The sheet is hinged at the top right and top left corners of its verso. The top, right and bottom edges are deckled.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.
Sale: Christie's, New York, November 12, 1997, lot 430
Sale: Christie's, London, February 7, 2002, lot 334
Hubert Gallery, New York
Russeck Gallery, Palm Beach (and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 4, 2005, lot 413)
Acquired at the above sale