50,000 to - 70,000 USD
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Sale to Benefit Henry Street Settlement, New York
1869 - 1954
signed HM. (lower right)
watercolor, pen and ink and ink wash on paper
11⅛ by 15 in.
28.2 by 38.1 cm.
Executed circa 1945.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Georges Matisse.
Executed on cream wove paper. The paper is hinged in all four corners on its verso to the mat. The top edge of the sheet is slightly deckled. Two pindot-sized losses to the left edge of the sheet. One area of faint accretion to the lower left corner. Minor studio staining throughout, particularly in the upper left corner. A pindot spot of foxing in the upper right corner. This work is in very good condition. Framed: 23 1/4 by 27 in. (59 by 68.5 cm.)
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