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Henri Matisse

Nu assis

Estimate:

50,000

to
- 70,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Sandra Moss

Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse

Nu assis

Nu assis

Estimate:

50,000

to
- 70,000 USD

Lot sold:

50,400

USD

Property from the Collection of Sandra Moss

Henri Matisse

1869 - 1954

Nu assis


Signed Henri Matisse (lower left)

Black crayon on paper

22 1/4 by 17 1/4 in. (53.5 by 43.8 cm)

Framed: 30 1/2 by 25 5/8 in. (77.5 by 65.1 cm)

Executed in Paris in 1913.

Executed on cream wove paper. The sheet is hinged to a window mount at two places along the upper edge of its verso. Time staining throughout the sheet and a mat stain running along its perimeter. Very minor handling creases along the right edge. One small circular stain to the sheet to the upper right of the signature. A horizontal line of discoloration running across the sheet approximately one inch above the lower edge, possibly corresponding to a prior mat. The work is in overall very good condition.


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Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris (acquired from the artist on October 21, 1924)
Galerie Thannhauser, Berlin & New York (acquired from the above on September 28, 1929 and sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc, New York, April 12, 1945, lot 68)
Charles Sessler, United States (acquired at the above sale)
Private Collection, United Kingdom (and sold: Sotheby's, London, December 1, 1965, lot 71)
John Stratton, Greenwich, Connecticut (acquired at the above sale and sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, December 18, 1968, lot 56)
Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York & Chicago (acquired at the above sale)
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles (acquired by 1975)
Acquired from the above on December 31, 1975
Guy Patrice & Michel Dauberville, Matisse, vol. II, Paris, 1995, no. 623, illustrated p. 1212
Berlin, Thannhauser Galleries, Henri Matisse Exhibition, 1930, no. 110
New York, Buchholz Gallery, Exhibition Degas, Matisse, Renoir, Bronzes and Drawings, 1943, n.n.
New York, American-British Art Center, Exhibition of Drawings of the 19th and 20th Centuries, 1944, no. 23
Darmstadt, Germany, Mathildenhöhe, Internationale der Zeichnung, 1970, no. 13, illustrated in the catalogue
Los Angeles, Margo Leavin Gallery, Henri Matisse, An Exhibition of Selected Drawings in Homage to Frank Perls, 1975, no. 4, illustrated in the catalogue