Étude pour la Vierge “”Visage””
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