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Property from a Private Collection, North America

Henri Matisse

Nu au peignoir

Auction Closed

May 17, 12:56 AM GMT


4,000,000 - 6,000,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from a Private Collection, North America

Henri Matisse

1869 - 1954

Nu au peignoir

signed Henri Matisse and dated 10/41 (lower right)

oil on canvas

19 ¾ by 24 ⅛ in. 50.1 by 61.3 cm.

Executed from 1 September to 10 October 1941.

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

Martin Fabiani, Paris (acquired directly from the artist)

Private Collection, United Kingdom (acquired before 1960)

Bernard Moréra, Reims (acquired by 1962)

Galerie Motte, Geneva, 17 June 1966, lot 52

Dino Fabbri, Milan 

Davlyn Gallery, New York

Private Collection, United States (acquired from the above on 19 November 1977)

Sotheby’s, New York, 12 November 2018, lot 36 (consigned by the above)

Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Cahiers d'Art, Paris, 1940-44, p. 129, illustrated

Lydia Delectorskaya, Henri Matisse, Contre vents et marées, Peintures et livres illustrés de 1939 à 1943, Paris, 1996, p. 189, illustrated in color (titled Nu allongé, à la robe arabe)

Paris, Daniel Malingue, Galerie Agora, Sélection Décembre, 1973, no. XII, n.p. illustrated in color (titled Baigneuse)