Woman’s Bust with Open Robe

China ink on paper
61 x 40 cm (24 x 15 ³/₄ inches)
Signed lower left
1939

Provenance

– Galerie Honingsberger, Paris
– Zwemmer Gallery, London
– Sale, London, Sotheby’s, 3rd December 1975, lot 169
– Roald Dahl, Great Missenden, England
– Patricia Neal-Dahl, New York
– By descent from the above

Description

Drawn in 1939 in Nice according to the certificate from Mme Marguerite Duthuit, the artist’s daughter, dated Paris 6/10/75. Further more Mme Duthuit has pointed out that the archive number on the reverse should be E88 and not E38 as it appears.  Wanda de Guebriant has confirmed that this work is correctly recorded in the Matisse Archives.

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