Henri Matisse - Jeune Fille aux boucles brunes
Original Lithograph, 1924, on velin Arches teint paper, signed by the artist in pencil.
Edition: 100 - there were 2 state proofs, 4 trial proofs and 12 artists proofs on chine
Size: Paper size: 270 x 225 mms ; image size 132 x 190 mms
Reference: ( Catalogue raisonne ) Claude Duthuit, volume II, 448, page 51
Note: The 100 proofs in the edition were inserted into the “De tete de la revue “Art d’Aujourdhui” Publshed in 1924 by Albert Morand.
Provenance: The stock of Henri M Petiet, Paris. The dealers stamp H.M.P in an oval, verso. Petiet was one of the most famous art dealers of Paris in the post war era. He bought the stock of Vollard on that dealers untimely death and proceeded to become one of the leading print dealers in Paris. The fact that our piece emanates from this source gives authenticity and prominence to it.
Public Collections: Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris