Frontal Nude_01

HENRI MATISSE 1869-1954 (Emile Benoît)

Le Cateau-Cambrésis 1869-1954 Nice (French)

Title: Frontal Nude, Right Leg Folded | Nu de face, jambe droite repliée, 1929

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching on Chine Appliqué on Arches Wove Paper

Paper size: 38 x 28 cm. / 15 x 11 in.

Image size: 15 x 11.1 cm. / 5.9 x 4.4 in.

Additional Information: This original etching is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Henri Matisse” in the lower right margin. It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 25, above the signature. There were also three épreuves d’essai [working proofs]and a further three impressions after the plate was scored.

Literature: Duthuit C. (1983). Henri Matisse: Catalogue Raisonné de L’Oeuvre Grave Tome II, Paris. Reference: Duthuit 199

Condition: Good condition. The lower sheet with a heavy horizontal fold. Two areas of mineral staining from previous framing in the left sheet edge.