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Jeune fille aux anémones sur fond violet by HENRI MATISSE

HENRI MATISSE

(FRENCH, 1869 - 1954)

Jeune fille aux anémones sur fond violet, 1944

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

24.13 in. (61.30 cm.) (height) by 19.72 in. (50.10 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed and dated 'H. Matisse 44' (lower left)

Exhibited:

Lausanne, Fondation de l'Hermitage, Passions partagées: De Cézanne à Rothko, Chefs-d'oeuvre du XXe siècle dans les collections privées suisses, June - October 2009, no. 66, p. 179 (illustrated p. 101). Martigny, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Matisse en son temps, June - November 2015, no. 61, p. 268 (illustrated p. 159).

Literature:

A. Lejard, Matisse: Peintures 1939-1946, Paris, 1946 (illustrated pl. 16). J. Cassou, Matisse, Paris, 1947 (illustrated pl. 24). G. Diehl, Henri Matisse, Paris, 1954, p. 156. Exh. cat., Henri Matisse: Les chefs-d'oeuvre du Musée Matisse, Nice, Cimiez, Dijon, 1991, p. 86 (illustrated; titled 'Jeune fille blonde sur fond violet'). L. Delectorskaya, Henri Matisse: Contre vents et marées: Peintures et livres illustrés de 1939 à 1943, Paris, 1996, no. 21, p. 230 (illustrated p. 231; titled 'Jeune fille blonde'). A. Nelck, L'Olivier du Rêve. Matisse à Vence. Témoignage, 1998, p. 29 (illustrated p. 28; titled 'Tulipes jaunes, fond violet').

Provenance:

Galerie Maeght, Paris, by 1946. Jacques Lindon, New York. Private collection, France, by whom acquired from the above in the late 1940s; sale, Christie's, Paris, 1 December 2006, lot 147. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

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