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Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Linocut on smooth paper, initialed and dated within the matrix, identified in texted published on verso, published by XXᵉ Siècle, Paris, in an edition of 1500, unmatted, unframed.
11 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. (29.3 x 20.9 cm)
sheet 12 1/8 x 9 1/4 in. (30.7 x 23.5 cm)
The figure depicted here is Alexina "Teeny" Duchamp (1906 – 1995). In 1938 she was the wife of Matisse's eldest son, Pierre Matisse.
This in a posthumous re-issue, reproducing the 1938 linocut, which was published by XXᵉ Siècle, Paris