HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954)
signed 'Henri- Matisse' (lower right)
pencil and estompe on paper
12½ x 9⅝ in. (31.6 x 24.4 cm.)
Executed circa 1908-1909
Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Marie and Averell Harriman, New York (by 1961).
Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1973.
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Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Exhibition of the Marie and Averell Harriman Collection, April-May 1961, p. 57 (illustrated; titled Standing Figure).
San Francisco, John Berggruen Gallery and Los Angeles, Margo Leavin Gallery, Henri Matisse: An Exhibition of Selected Drawings in Homage to Frank Perls, September-December 1975, p. 6, no. 2 (illustrated; dated circa 1908).
Stanford University Museum of Art, Twentieth Century Drawings from the Anderson Collection: Auguste Rodin to Elizabeth Murray, November 1988-February 1989, pp. 7-8, 27 and 29, no. 11 (illustrated in color, p. 8; dated circa 1908).
Los Angeles, Wight Art Gallery, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, University of California, In the Sculptor's Landscape: Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, March-May 1993, no. 54 (illustrated, fig. 71; dated circa 1908).
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection, October 2000-January 2001, p. 375, no. 181 (illustrated in color, p. 305, pl. 169; dated 1908).
Wanda de Guébriant has confirmed the authenticity of this work.