Henri Matisse (1869-1954) , Portrait de femme | Christie's

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Wanda de Guébriant has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Executed in August 1947, Portrait de femme offers by the simplicity of its line and technique the most essential representation of the female face. With the most stylized lines Matisse gave his figure a sensuous mouth, almond eyes, a soft face of the purest oval shape, and a flawless nose. He softened this perfect face by...

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Henri Matisse (1869-1954) , Portrait de femme | Christie's

14½ x 10 5/8 in. (36.8 x 27 cm.)

Drawn in Nice in 1919

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Wanda de Guébriant has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.

The present drawing depicts a sister of Antoinette Arnoud, Matisse's favorite and most...

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'Bust of a Warrior' c.1475, silverpoint.

Silverpoint was an early forerunner of the modern pencil. It was a popular medium for detailed drawing during the Late Gothic and Renaissance periods. Silverpoint images were created by drawing a sharpened rod of silver across a primed surface. The original drawing appears grey at first, but gradually oxides over several...

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