MATISSE, HENRI (1869-1918, Post-impressionist and Fauvist painter)
PORTRAIT BY ALVIN LANGDON COBURN (1882-1966),
photogravure print, proof before letters (no printed plate number or facsimile signature), three-quarter length, facing the camera, leaning on a ladder with his palette in his hand, 'Henri Matisse' written in pencil on the mount by Coburn, tipped onto a mount different from the printed version (12½ x 9½ in), extremely fine, some small light fox marks to mount, 91/2 x 71/2 in (24.1 x 19 cm), taken for 'Men of Mark', Paris, 13 May 1913.
- Lot 201. Please note that Henri Matisse's correct dates are (1869-1954)