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LOT 118

Henri Matisse
1869 - 1954

Femme assise sur un balcon
oil on canvas, January 1919
on verso inscribed "Photo 2457" / "inv 394" / "238" / "PM" / "No. 32" / "31 à 41" / "PMT #305002 Matisse Femme au balcon" / "PNM 41"
26 x 20 in 66 x 50.8 cm

Estimate: $3,800,000 - $5,800,000

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By descent from the Artist to Pierre Matisse, New York
By descent from the above to Pierre-Nöel Matisse, New York and Paris
Estate of Pierre-Nöel Matisse
Acquired from the above Estate by a Private Collection
Private sale, Christie’s New York
Acquired from the above by the present Private Collection, Monaco, July 2008

Francis Carco, L’ami des peintres, 1944, page 227
Raymond Escholier, Matisse, from the Life, 1960, pages 99, 100, 101 and 102
Dominique Foucade, editor, Henri Matisse: Écrits et propos sur l’art, 1972, page 123
Jack Flam, editor, Matisse: A Retrospective, 1988, Ragnar Hoppe, “My Visit with Matisse,” and George Besson, “Matisse’s Arrival in Nice," pages 167 and 169
Jack Flam, editor, Matisse on Art, 1995, pages 39, 146 and 205
Guy-Patrice and Michel Dauberville, Matisse Chez Bernheim Jeune, Volume 2, 1995, catalogue #282, listed pages 1436 and 1449, reproduced page 738
Hilary Spurling, Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri Matisse, Volume 2, 2006, pages 205, 218, 222 and 228
Shirley Neilsen Blum, Henri Matisse: Rooms with a View, 2010, page 11

This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity from Archive Matisse, dated 5/1/2009, Paris and signed by Wanda de Guébriant.

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Estimate: $3,800,000 - $5,800,000

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