Étude pour la Vierge “”Visage””

Henri Matisse
Étude pour la Vierge “Visage”

Original lithograph printed in black ink on chine appliqué (China paper mounted on Rives wove paper).

A superb impression of the definitive state, from the edition of 100, numbered in pencil also lower right (there were 9 additional proofs, for an overall edition of 109). One of the studies Matisse created in connection with his work on the theme of ‘The Virgin – Face’ for the Chapelle de Vence in 1950-51.

Hand-signed in pencil on the mount lower right H. Matisse.


Fribourg 530; Duthuit-Matisse 638

Sheet size: 14 3/4 x 11 inches
Image size: 8 9/16 x 6 ¾ inches