HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954)
Léda au cygne
pen and India ink on paper
1314 x 1018 in. (33.6 x 25.7 cm.)
Drawn in 1945
Estate of the artist.
Pierre Matisse, New York.
By descent from the above to the present owner.
Georges Matisse has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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The present lot is a study for Matisse’s Léda (état 18), executed in 1945 and currently housed in a private collection.

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