1869 - 1954年
VISAGE REPOSANT SUR LA MAIN GAUCHE
signed Henri Matisse (lower right)
pen and ink on paper
36.8 by 26.7cm., 14 1/2 by 10 1/2 in.
Executed in 1919.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Madame Marguerite Duthuit-Matisse.
Hester van Royen Gallery, London
Private Collection, Germany (acquired from the above in July 1972)
Thence by descent to the present owner
London, Hester van Royen Gallery, Henri Matisse, 1972, no. 1, illustrated in the catalogue
Guy Patrice & Michel Dauberville, Matisse, Paris, 1995, vol. II, no. 293, illustrated p. 751