HENRI MATISSE 1869-1954
(Emile Benoît) Le Cateau-Cambrésis 1869-1954 Nice
Title: Veiled Head, from: Studies for the Virgin | Tête voilée: Études pour la Vierge, 1950/51
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph on Annnam-appliqué on Arches Wove Paper
Paper size: 50 x 37.7 cm. / 19.7 x 14.8 in.
Image size: 32.3 x 24.6 cm. / 12.7 x 9.7 in.
Additional Information: This original lithograph is hand signed in pencil by the artist “H. Matisse” at the lower right margin.
The work is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 200, at the lower right margin. There were also 15 artist’s proofs aside from the standard edition.
This lithograph was printed in a limited edition of 200 signed and numbered impressions.
The paper bears a partial Arches watermark in the upper right margin.
Literature: Duthuit, C. (1983). Henri Matisse: Catalogue Raisonné de L’oeuvre gravé. Paris.
Reference: Duthuit 640
Condition: Very good condition. Pale staining in the margins.