1869 - 1954年
UNE LETTRE ILLUSTRÉE AUX FLEURS
Extensively inscribed, signed H. Matisse and dated Nice, 2 Avril 1950 (lower center)
Colored crayon and pen and ink on paper
8 5/8 by 17 1/4 in.
21.9 by 43.8 cm
Executed on April 2, 1950.
The authenticity of this letter has kindly been confirmed by Mme. Wanda de Guébriant, who believes it was written to the daughter of Henriette.
Mrs. John Allen
Harold Kaye, London
Brook Street Gallery, London
Sale: Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, October 22-23, 1975, lot 223
Acquired at the above sale