Apr 18, 2019 - Sale 2506

Sale 2506 - Lot 89

Price Realized: $ 7,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
Portrait of Henri Matisse. Silver print, the image measuring 9 1/2x7 1/2 inches (24.1x19.1 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, the mount 14x11 inches (35.6x27.9 cm.), with the notation 895 - ONE MATISSE, in the negative, and with Steichen's 80 West 40th Street and copyright hand stamp and a later title, date, and numeric notation, in pencil, in an unknown hand, on mount verso. 1930

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Steichen, who was Alfred Stieglitz's cultural emissary in Europe, arranged to have Matisse's work shown for the first time in the U.S. at Gallery 291, in 1908.