Lot 22: HENRI MATISSE | Nu assis à la chemise de tulle (Delteil 465)
October 27, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Lithograph, 1925, signed in pencil, inscribed 'épr. d'artiste 8/10', an artist's proof aside from the numbered edition of 50, on laid China paper, framed
The print is in good condition, the full sheet. Pale mat-stain in margins. A 4mm circular skinned spot visible under raking light in center right margin, inherent in the paper. Upper edge of sheet is irregular. A one inch diagonal paper fault extending from the upper left corner of the image, inherent in the paper. The verso in good condition.
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Dimensions: image: 368 by 279 mm 14 1/2 by 11 in