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Henri Cartier-Bresson (French, 1908-2004) Matisse Sketching

Auction:
3293B
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3293B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2019 6:00PM

Description:

Henri Cartier-Bresson (French, 1908-2004)

Matisse Sketching
, 1944, a later printing. Signed "Henri Cartier-Bresson" in ink or marker l.r., artist's dry stamp l.l., label from Irving Galleries, Palm Beach, Florida, on the backing paper. Warm toned gelatin silver print, sight size 10 3/4 x 15 in. (27.3 x 38.1 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

N.B. Matisse is pictured in his home, Villa le Rêve, Vence, Alpes-Maritimes, France, in February 1944.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Frame dimensions: 21 1/4 x 25 1/2 inches. Few extremely minor surface nicks to the emulsion layer in the l.l. and u.l. quadrants, the warm tone of the photo is likely due to residual sulfur leftover after washing, the print suggests the negative has been retouched.


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