Henri Matisse (1869-1954) Trois femmes allongées (Executed in 1931)

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Henri Matisse
(French, 1869-1954)
Trois femmes allongées

Sold for £ 60,000 (US$ 78,801) inc. premium
PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Trois femmes allongées
stamped with the artist's initials 'Hm' (lower right)
pen and India ink on paper
23.5 x 31.5cm (9 1/4 x 12 3/8in).
Executed in 1931

Footnotes

  • The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Madame Wanda de Guébriant.

    Provenance
    Pierre Matisse Collection, the artist's son, New York (by descent from the artist).
    Pierre-Noël Matisse Collection, the artist's grandson (by descent from the above); his estate sale, Christie's, New York, 4 November 2009, lot 174.
    Private collection, the Channel Islands (acquired at the above sale).
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