1869 - 1954
woven wool tapestry, 1951
initialed and on verso signed, titled on the authentication label and editioned 170 / 500
58 3/4 x 36 1/8 in, 149.3 x 91.7 cm
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for: $7,500
Navarro Gallery, Toronto
Acquired from the above by John and Helen O'Brian, Vancouver
Ian Thom and John O'Brian, Vancouver Art Gallery, Matisse Illustrates, 1997, listed page 13
Vancouver Art Gallery, Matisse Illustrates, June 26 - October 19, 1997
This tapestry was designed from a cut out and produced in an edition of 500 by Alexander Hall & Sons in New York.
The label on verso reads: The rug designed by H. Matisse and named Mimosa by him was woven by Alexander Smith in a limited edition of 500 of which this is number 170.
Included with the sale of this lot is the Vancouver Art Gallery exhibition catalogue from 1997.
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