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Henri Matisse
Tête de femme (Head of a Woman), from Poésies Antillaises


This is a signed proof of a lithograph that was only editioned later. It was intended to be part of the album Poésies Antillaises that was printed by Mourlot in 1972 after the artist's death but this proof dates from the 1930s when the plates were prepared by Matisse.



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  Lot 23 of 73  

IMPRESSIONIST AND MODERN ART AUCTION
15-16 FEBRUARY 2012

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Henri Matisse
Tête de femme (Head of a Woman), from Poésies Antillaises
Signed 'H. Matisse' and inscribed in pencil 'Essai' (lower right)
Circa 1930
Lithograph on chine applique paper
10 x 6.5 in (25.4 x 16.5 cm)

A signed proof


PUBLISHED:
Claude Duthuit, Henri Matisse: Catalogue raisonné des ouvrages illustrés, Claude Duthuit editeur, Paris 1988, no. 37

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


 









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