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Sat, Sep 28, 2019 11:00AM EDT
Lot 242

Henri Matisse -La Chevelure 1952

Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000

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$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
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$50,000 $2,500
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$200,000 $10,000
Henri Matisse - La Chevelure 1952. Gouche on paper cut and pasted. Provenance Pierre Matisse Gallery.  Signed lower center in pencil. Paper size: H 14", W 11". Framed size: H 15", W 12". Excellent condition. Mounted on what appears to be linen paper. Inscription verso reads Mounting by Levitzory (sp) in Paris in 1962. Some yellowing to linen paper. A couple of small brown foxing spots on the front. Provenance: Pierre Matisse; Harry Veit, Old Lyme, CT (personal friend of the Matisse family). Current owner 2012. See Link for High-Res Images This lot comes with a 30 day guarantee from the date of the auction. During this period the buyer is entitled to a refund if this work is documented in writing by a recognized expert, to be not authentic.