Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Femme au repos (Lydia)
stamped with initials 'HM.' (lower right)
pencil on paper
9¾ x 12¾ in. (24.8 x 32.3 cm.)
Drawn in 1935
Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Pierre Matisse, New York.
Pierre-Noël Matisse, Paris (by descent from the above).
By descent from the above to the late owner.
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Le Cateau-Cambrésis, Musée départemental Matisse and Musée Matisse de Nice, Lydia D.: Muse et Modèle de Matisse, February-September 2010, p. 92 (illustrated).
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