HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954)
gouache and pencil on paper
1138 x 1814 in. (29 x 46.5 cm.)
Executed circa 1953
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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This work is a study for the iron-work grille door that Matisse proposed for the Albert D. Lasker mausoleum in 1953.

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