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HENRI MATISSE | BOUQUET DE FLEURS

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 USD

Property from a Distinguished Collection, New York

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HENRI MATISSE | BOUQUET DE FLEURS

HENRI MATISSE | BOUQUET DE FLEURS

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 USD

Lot sold:

93,750

USD

Property from a Distinguished Collection, New York

HENRI MATISSE

(1869 - 1954)

BOUQUET DE FLEURS


Signed with the initials HM (lower right)

Brush and ink and pencil on paper

10½ by 8 in. (26.7 by 20.3 cm)

Framed: 18¼ by 16 in. (46.3 by 40.6 cm)

Executed in 1941-42.


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the late Wanda de Guébriant.

The work is in very good condition. The work is executed on cream-colored notebook paper. The sheet is hinged to a mount in the upper left and upper right corners of its verso. The upper edge of the sheet has been perforated in five places. There sheet is slightly undulated. The lower and right 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.


Private Collection, United States

William Acquavella, New York (acquired from the above)

A gift from the above on June 11, 1990