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Henri Matisse

Femme aux mains croisées, 1940

Pen and ink on paper
20 9/10 × 15 7/10 in
53 × 40 cm
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Bernard Jacobson Gallery
London
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Femme aux mains croisées shows Matisse in decidedly linear mode, tracing, first with pencil and …

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Femme aux mains croisées shows Matisse in decidedly linear mode, tracing, first with pencil and then with the thin and precise nib of a pen, the outlines of a young woman in a sleeveless dress, leaning her head dreamily against her folded hands. In spite of the (sometimes repeated) pencil underdrawing, when it came to …

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Signed with the artist's initials, lower right (recto) This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Wanda de Guébriant.
Henri Matisse
French, 1869–1954
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Henri Matisse was a leading figure of Fauvism and, along with Pablo Picasso, one of the most …

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Henri Matisse was a leading figure of Fauvism and, along with Pablo Picasso, one of the most influential artists of the modern era. In his paintings, sculptures, and works on paper, Matisse experimented with vivid colors, Pointillist techniques, and reduced, flat shapes. “What I dream of is an art of balance, of …

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About the work
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Bernard Jacobson Gallery
London
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Femme aux mains croisées shows Matisse in decidedly linear mode, tracing, first with pencil and …

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Femme aux mains croisées shows Matisse in decidedly linear mode, tracing, first with pencil and then with the thin and precise nib of a pen, the outlines of a young woman in a sleeveless dress, leaning her head dreamily against her folded hands. In spite of the (sometimes repeated) pencil underdrawing, when it came to …

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Signature
Signed with the artist's initials, lower right (recto) This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Wanda de Guébriant.
Henri Matisse
French, 1869–1954
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Henri Matisse was a leading figure of Fauvism and, along with Pablo Picasso, one of the most …

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Henri Matisse was a leading figure of Fauvism and, along with Pablo Picasso, one of the most influential artists of the modern era. In his paintings, sculptures, and works on paper, Matisse experimented with vivid colors, Pointillist techniques, and reduced, flat shapes. “What I dream of is an art of balance, of …

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Henri Matisse

Femme aux mains croisées, 1940

Pen and ink on paper
20 9/10 × 15 7/10 in
53 × 40 cm
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