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Nu Sur Fond Rouge by HENRI MATISSE

HENRI MATISSE

(FRENCH, 1869 - 1954)

Nu Sur Fond Rouge, 1922

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

21.85 in. (55.50 cm.) (height) by 13.23 in. (33.60 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed 'Henri.Matisse' (lower left)

Exhibited:

Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art, Matisse, March - May 1981, no. 63 (illustrated; dated '1923' and titled 'Odalisque nue, debout'); this exhibition later travelled to Kyoto, National Museum of Modern Art, May - July 1981.

Literature:

C. Vildrac, Seize tableaux de Henri Matisse, Paris, 1922, no. 8. F. Fels, Henri Matisse, Paris, 1929, p. 35 (illustrated). G. Scheiwiller, Henri Matisse, Milan, 1933 (illustrated pl. XX). M. Carrà, Tout l'oeuvre peint de Matisse, 1904-1928, Paris, 1982, no. 383, p. 102 (illustrated p. 101). G.P. & M. Dauberville, Matisse, vol. 2, Paris, 1995, no. 562, p. 1130 (illustrated; titled 'Nu sur rouge').

Provenance:

Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, by whom acquired directly from the artist on 11 January 1923. M. Monteux, Paris, by whom acquired from the above on 3 March 1923 (FFr 8,000). Sir Valentine Abdy, Paris. Raoul Darval, France; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 3 May 1973, lot 108. Galerie Internationale, Geneva, by whom acquired from the above, until at least 1981. Max Lahyani, Geneva, by whom acquired circa 1985. Galerie Marica, Tokyo, by 1991. Ginza Hagiwara, Japan. Michael Cohen Gallery, New York. Private collection, United States, by whom acquired from the above; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 7 November 2007, lot 51. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

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