La correspondance, 1929
La correspondance, 1929
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Master prints

Henry Matisse

Le Cateau 1869 - Cimiez (Nizza) 1954

La correspondance, 1929

Etching on chine collé, mounted on paper Vélin d’Arches
Signed in pencil by the artist  lower right, inscribed Bon a tirer
Dutuit - Matisse, vol. I, p. 166, no. 216
199 x 119 mm; sheet 380 x 280 mm

Provenance: Henri M. Petiet (Paris 1894 – 1980), Lugt 5031 collector’s mark on the verso:  letters H. M. P. in an oval.

Very fine well inked impression, printed with tone, in excellent condition, uncut margins.
Rare.

Issue:
two proofs, one artist proof, 25 impressions numered and signed in pencil lower right.
Total issue: 28 proofs, plus two proofs of the cancelled plate.

Reference:
Marguerite Duthuit-Matisse Claude Duthuit: Henry Matisse: Catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre gravé, Paris, 1983, 2 vol.

notes: Sold