May 02, 2019 - Sale 2507

Sale 2507 - Lot 282

Price Realized: $ 3,750
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Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
HENRI MATISSE
Espagnole au peigne, les yeux baissés.

Etching on light tan Chine collé, 1919-20. 119x70 mm; 4 5/8x2 1/2 inches, full margins. One of only 2 artist's proofs, aside from the edition of only 7. Signed and inscribed "essai" in pencil, lower right. A very good impression of this extremely scarce, early etching.

We have found only 3 other impressions at auction in the past 30 years. Duthuit 80.