1869 - 1954年
PORTRAIT DE LYDIA & LES BRAS CROISÉS (A DOUBLE-SIDED WORK)
Signed with the initials HM (lower right); signed with the initials HM and dedicated à L.D. (on the verso)
White chalk on black paper
9 7/8 by 7 7/8 in.
25 by 20 cm
Executed in 1936.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Georges Matisse.
Lydia Delectorskaya, France (the sitter; a gift from the artist)
Charles Sorlier, Paris (a gift from the above)
Private Collection, France (by descent from the above and sold: Sotheby's, London, June 29, 1994, lot 245)
Acquired at the above sale
Charles Sorlier, Mémoires d'un homme de couleurs, Saint-Armand-Montrond, 1985, p. 151
Lydia Delectorskaya, L'Apparente facilité, Paris, 1986, illustrated p. 195
Lydia Delectorskaya, Henri Matisse, Contre vents et marées, peintures et livres illustrés de 1939 à 1943, Paris, 1996, no. 12, illustrated p. 229 (titled Blouse brodée)