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Henri Matisse
Nature morte au potiron (Still life with Pumpkin)


In 1917 Henri Matisse left Paris and settled in Nice in the South of France, where he was to live at least part of each year for the rest of his life. This move had a profound impact on his work: he became captivated by the brilliant sunlight of southern France which filled his studio and made objects and forms stand out in sharp focus. He began to paint and draw with greater contrast and a more assured line. In an interview with Louis Aragon in...



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  Lot 7 of 73  

IMPRESSIONIST AND MODERN ART AUCTION
15-16 FEBRUARY 2012

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Henri Matisse
Nature morte au potiron (Still life with Pumpkin)
Signed 'H. Matisse' (lower right)
1941
Pen and ink on paper
19.5 x 24.5 in (49.5 x 62.2 cm)


PROVENANCE:
Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne
Parkerson Gallery, Houston
Mr. and Mrs. S. M. AcAshan, Jr., Houston
By descent from the above to the previous owner

The authencity of this work has been confirmed by Wanda de Guebriant.

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 









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