Henri Matisse Artwork Details
Reference: Henri Matisse, Catalogue Raisonee de l’oeuvre grave, Claude Duthuit, Vol I, number 92
Size: Sheet size 252 x 500 mms
Edition: Bon a tirer. There were also 4 trial proofs, 10 artists proofs and 50 signed and numbered proofs.
New York - Museum of Modern Art
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris
Baltimore Museum of Art.
Bibliography: Barr, p.445 - Duthuit “Catalogue Raisonee de l’oeuvre grave” number 460
Provenance: The stock of Henri M Petiet, Paris. The dealers stamp H.M.P in an oval, verso. Petiet was one of the most famous art dealers of Paris in the post war era. He bought the stock of Vollard on that dealers untimely death and proceeded to become one of the leading print dealers in Paris. The fact that our piece eminates from this source gives authenticity and prominence to it.