Vanessa Bell (1879 - 1961)

Lot 294: Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

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February 4, 2003
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Description: Les nouages blancs, vieux port de Marseille signed 'Henri Matisse' (lower left) oil on panel 101/2 x 133/4in. (26.7 x 34.9cm.) Painted in 1918 PROVENANCE Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris (no. 21238), by whom acquired from the artist on 28 June 1918. J.L. Rayner, by whom acquired from the above on 19 December 1919. Anthony d'Offay, London (no. A007146). LITERATURE G.P. & M. Dauberville, Matisse, vol. I, Poitiers, 1995, no. 236 (illustrated p. 667). SALESROOM NOTICE Please note the complete provenance and literature details: Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris (no. 21238), by whom acquired from the artist on 28 June 1918. J.L. Rayner, by whom acquired from the above on 19 December 1919. Eldar Gallery, London. Epstein, Paris, by 1924. Roger Fry, by 1934. Vanessa Bell, by 1961. Angelica Garnett. Anthony d'Offay, London. Literature: D. Sutton, Letters of Roger Fry, two vols., 1972, pp. 60, 65, 100, 550. F. Spalding, Vanessa Bell, London, 1983, p. 269. G.P. & M. Dauberville, Matisse, vol. I, Poitiers, 1995, no. 236 (illustrated p. 667).
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