Sale: 344 / Modern Art, April 28. 2009 in Munich Lot 501

 
Henri Matisse - Petit Intérieur Bleu


 
501
Henri Matisse
Petit Intérieur Bleu, 1952.
Etching and aquatint in colours
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,600
Sold:
€ 10,800 / $ 12.528

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description

Petit Intérieur Bleu. 1952.
Etching and aquatint in colours after the painting of the same name from 1947.
Duthuit-Matisse/Duthuit IV. Signed and numbered 165/200. On wove paper by Arches (with watermark). 50,7 : 42,5 cm (19,9 : 16,7 in). Sheet: 75,5 x 56,7 cm (29,8 x 22,1 in).

PROVENIENZ: Ernst Kirchhoff, Munich.
Private collection South Germany.

Printed by Lacourière, Paris. Published by Maeght, Paris (with blindstamp). [JS]
With faint skinned patches in the upper corners and in he right margin and small glue stains originating from a former mounting. Upper edge with few small scratch marks and pressure marks. With obvious water mark in the lower margin and isolated water stains. With faint scratch in lower left of image. All in all browned and with isolated fox marks. Rather in need of restoration.

501
Henri Matisse
Petit Intérieur Bleu, 1952.
Etching and aquatint in colours
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,600
Sold:
€ 10,800 / $ 12.528

(incl. 20% surcharge)