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Sale: 468 / Modern Art I, June 09. 2018 in Munich Lot 754

Lot description
Tête de jeune Fille. 1950.
Brush and India ink drawing.
Signed and dated "mai 50" in lower left. On fine wove paper. 52 x 40 cm (20.4 x 15.7 in) , size of sheet.

Striking drawing from the Pimportant group of the portraits in India ink, which are very rare on the auction market.
The work's authenticity has kindly been confirmed orally by Wanda de Guébriant, Archives Matisse.

PROVENANCE: Collection Madame Lang, Paris (estae auction, Musée Galliéra, Paris, March 4, 1972, lot 36).
Galerie Renou et Colle, Paris.
O'Hana Gallery, London.
Sotheby's Johannesburg, auction on March 4, 1975, lot 31.
Private collection USA.

EXHIBITION: Summer Exhibition of Paintings and Sculptures of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. O'Hana Gallery, London, May 17 - September 15, 1972, no. 50 (with two labels on rear of frame).

Called up: June 9, 2018 - ca. 14.00 h +/- 20 min.

Henri Matisse
Tête de jeune Fille, 1950.
Brush and India ink drawing
€ 180,000 - 240,000

$ 216,000 - 288,000


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