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HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954)
La nageuse dans l'aquarium, from Jazz
pochoir in colors on Arches paper
Executed in 1947. Published by Tériade, Paris.
This work is from the edition of 250.
Sheet: 16 5/8 x 25 ¾ in. (422 x 654 mm.)

LITERATURE
Claude Duthuit, Henri Matisse: catalogue raisonné des ouvrages illustrés, Paris, 1988, no. 22, pp. 175 (illustrated in color).
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“I did these writings to soothe the simultaneous reaction of my chromatic and rhythmic improvisations, pages that formed a ‘background of sound’ that support, surround and thus protect their own uniqueness.” - Matisse

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