HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954)
Feuilles de figuier
signed with initials 'HM' (lower left)
pen and India ink on paper
8 x 1038 in. (20.3 x 26.3 cm.)
Drawn in 1941
Estate of the artist.
Pierre Matisse, New York.
By descent from the above to the present owner.
Pontoise, Musée Tavet-Delacour, Henri Matisse, fleurs, feuillages et fruits, May-June 2005, p. 25, no. 14 (illustrated).
Nice, Musée Matisse, Cinématisse, 2019.
Georges Matisse has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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