Lot 120: HENRI MATISSE | Les yeux noirs (D. 411)
October 28, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Lithograph, 1913, initialed in ink, numbered 24/50, on Japan, framed
The print is in generally good condition, the full sheet printed to the edges at three sides. Sheet has darkened from light and with faint mat stain at extreme edges. Pin holes at lower corners. A horizontal crease at lower edge and faint scuff mark at lower center. Additional creasing at extreme edges. Some surface soiling / smudge marks scattered throughout. The verso with on remnant of previous hinging tape at left edge. Scattered surface soiling and a few faint handling creases.
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Dimensions: image: 448 by 326 mm 17 5/8 by 12 7/8 in