Nu mi-allongé, bras repliés vers les yeux. 1906.
Duthuit-Matisse 392. Numbered and monogrammed in printer's copy. From an edition of 25 copies. On creme firm Japon. 43.5 x 24.7 cm (17.1 x 9.7 in). Sheet: 45,4 x 28,2 cm (17,9 x 11,1 in).
• Privately-owned for 45 years.
• From a small edition of 25 copies.
• Other copies of this rare lithograph are in possession of, among others, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, he British Museum, London and the Szépmüveszeti Múzeum, Budapest.
PROVENANCE: R. S. Johnson Fine Art, Chicago.
Private collection (acquired from the above).
Ever since family-owned.
EXHIBITION: Presumably different copy:
Henri Matisse. Retrospective, Art Gallery, University of California (UCLA), Los Angeles, January 5 - March 27, 1966, cat. no. 230.
Henri Matisse. Gravures et lithographies, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Freiburg (Switzerland), June 10 - September 5, 1982, cat. no. 354 (with illu.).
LITERATURE: William S. Liebermann, Matisse. Fifty Years of His Graphic Art, New York 1956, pp. 24 and 89.
Characteristic nude, in good condition. Sheet with minimal handling creases and slightly discolored (evenly). Tiny isolated creases in margins. With a tiny foxmark in left. Bottom right and upper left corner with a small unobtrusive crease. With a small superficial irregularity in left, slightly roughed up.
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