Henri Matisse - Editions & Works on Paper New York Tuesday, October 24, 2023 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    R.S. Johnson International Gallery, Chicago
    Douglas Flanders & Associates, LLC, Minneapolis
    LewAllen Contemporary, Sante Fe

  • Literature

    Claude Duthuit 448

  • Artist Biography

    Henri Matisse

    French • 1869 - 1954

    The leading figure of the Fauvist movement at the turn of the 20th century, Henri Matisse is widely regarded as the giant of modern art alongside friend and rival Pablo Picasso. Working as a painter, draughtsman, printmaker and sculptor for over five decades, he radically challenged traditional conventions in art by experimenting with vivid colors, flat shapes and distilled line. Rather than modeling or shading to lend volume to his pictures, the French artist employed contrasting areas of unmodulated color. Heavily influenced by the art and visual culture of non-Western cultures, his subjects ranged from nudes, dancers, odalisques, still lifes and interior scenes and later evolved into the graphic semi-abstractions of his cut-outs of his late career. 

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Jeune fille aux boucles brunes (Girl with Brown Curls) (D. 448)

Lithograph, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (19.1 x 13.3 cm)
S. 10 5/8 x 8 7/8 in. (27 x 22.5 cm)

Signed and numbered 64/100 in pencil (there were also 12 artist's proofs), framed.

$4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for $7,620

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 24-26 October 2023