1869 - 1954年
TÊTE DE MARGUERITE
Stamped with the raised signature HM and with the foundry mark C. Valsuani Cire Perdue and numbered 0/10
Height: 12 5/8 in.
Conceived in 1915 cast in bronze in a numbered edition of 11 between 1930-54; this example cast circa 1930 by the Valsuani Foundry, Paris.
Estate of the artist
Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, New York
Acquired from the above in May 2002
Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Henri Matisse: Dessins et sculpture, 1975, no. 203, illustrated in the catalogue
Alfred H. Barr, Matisse, His Art and His Public, New York, 1951, illustration of another cast p. 401
Mario Luzi & Massimo Carrà, L'Opera di Matisse, dalla Rivolta Fauve all'Intimismo, Milan, 1971, no. S17, illustration of another cast p. 108
Albert E. Elsen, The Sculpture of Henri Matisse, New York, 1972, illustrations of another cast pp. 136 & 137
Isabelle Monod-Fontaine, The Sculpture of Henri Matisse, London, 1984, no. 51, illustration of another cast p. 147
Jack Flam, Matisse, The Man and His Art, 1869-1918, New York, 1986, illustration of another cast p. 189
Claude Duthuit, Henri Matisse: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre sculpté, Paris, 1997, no. 58, illustrations of another cast pp. 164-65 & 167