Portrait De Angele Lamotte

Henri Matisse
Portrait De Angele Lamotte
Lithograph
1945

An original Henri Matisse Lithograph print.

1945

Original transfer lithograph from the artist’s drawing printed in black ink on wove paper with a portion of the “Marais” watermark.

Signed on the stone lower right Henri Matisse.

A fine impression of the definitive state, as published in the review Verve, vol. IV, no. 13 "De la Couleur", by Efstratios Tériade, Éditions de la revue Verve, Paris, 1945.

Catalog: Claude Duthuit, Henri Matisse: Catalogue raisonné des ouvrages illustrés, Paris, 1988, pg. 363, no. 47 (ill.)

13 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches

The subject of this work is a young collaborator of Teriade’s, Angèle Lamotte, who died at the age of twenty-eight. Matisse who was fond of her dedicated this print to her memory.

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