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