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By Land and By Sea: The Collection of Paul Yeou Chichong
1869 - 1954
signed Henri Matisse (lower center)
pencil on paper
7 ⅝ by 4 ⅜ in.
19.5 by 11 cm.
Executed circa 1900.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Wanda de Guébriant
Executed on buff-colored wove paper which has been adhered on a supporting mount. The sheet is slightly time-stained along all edges. Fingerprints present in the upper quadrant. This work is in overall very good condition.
Framed Dimensions: 12 ⅝ by 8 ⅜ in. (32.1 by 21.3 cm.)
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. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color 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. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.
Albert Marquet, Paris
Private Collection, France
Picard Paris, 25 November 1992, lot 16
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art & Kyoto, National Museum of Modern Art, Matisse, 1981, no. 107, p. 228, illustrated