03 mai 2009

Henri Matisse (1869 - 1954), Vénus assise

Henri Matisse (1869 - 1954), Vénus assise Conceived in 1918 and cast in a numbered edition of 10. Inscribed with the initials HM, numbered 5/10 and stamped with the foundry mark C. Valsuani cire perdue Bronze. 22.8 cm. Est. 200,000—300,000 USD PROVENANCE: (possibly) Curt Valentin Gallery, New York, 1950B.C. Holland, ChicagoAcquired from the above circa 1965 LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Albert E. Elsen, The Sculpture of Henri Matisse, New York, 1972, pp. 138-141, figs. 187-89, illustrations of another castAlicia... [Lire la suite]
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