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Matisse, Henri (1869-1954) Autograph Letter Signed, Vence, 19 April 1946.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
40
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Matisse, Henri (1869-1954) Autograph Letter Signed, Vence, 19 April 1946. Single half-sheet of wove paper, inscribed on both sides, to an unknown recipient, mentioning a missed visit in Paris, the addressee's book project with Lezard's, as well as Matisse imagining this man's life as a sage at Mirepoix; mentioning the unusually hot summer, thanking the addressee for writing about Matisse's son's adventures, for taking care of Matisse's daughter, and offering to receive the son of the addressee and whoever else he may send; some folds, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


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Keywords

Matisse, Fauvism, Henri Matisse, Modern art, Nude art, School of Paris, Vence, Visual arts, Paris

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