1869 - 1954年
NATURE MORTE AUX ANANAS ET ANÉMONES
signed Henri Matisse and dated mars 40 (lower right)
pencil on paper
40.7 by 53cm., 16 by 20 7/8 in.
Drawn in March 1940.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Wanda de Guébriant.
Estate of the Artist
Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York
Sharyn Bey (acquired from the above circa 1987; sale: Christie's, London, 3rd February 2010, lot 249)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner
Lydia Delectorskaya, Henri Matisse. Contre vents et marées. Peintures et livres illustrés de 1939 à 1943, Paris, 1996, illustrated p. 80 (titled Ananas et anémones)