Lot 13

Henri Matisse (1869-1954): Devant la glace

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
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$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
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$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Ink on paper, 1900, signed 'H. Matisse', titled and dated lower right.

13 x 8 5/8 in. (sheet), unframed.

Note: This work is a self-portrait made in front of a mirror.

The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Georges Matisse.

Provenance: The estate of the artist; Pierre Matisse; Pierre-Noël Matisse; Jacquelyn Miller Matisse.


Remains of old binding with an attendant small tear and losses along the left sheet edge. Pale staining and a few scattered foxmarks. A small crease at the lower left corner.

Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.


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