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Henri MATISSE

France 1869 – 1954

Le repos du modele [Model reclining] [Le repos du modele [Model resting]] 1922
Collection Title: from Les peintres lithographes de Manet à Matisse (Paris: Galeries des Peintres-graveurs, edition Frapier, 1925)
Creation Notes: 1925, published
Materials & Technique: prints, lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone. Support: on chine collé
Impression: trial proof
Edition: 1st edition: the publisher announced edition of 100 on chine volant or Japon, but 85 of these not countersigned in hand by the artist; 2nd edition of 575 on chine volant smaller by 5-6 mm, cutting the wall paper. In addition there is a large number of unsigned proofs, marked in another hand as èpreuves d'artiste or èpreuves d'essai.
Place Published: Paris: Galeries des Peintres-graveurs, edition Frapier

Primary Insc: Signed l.r. pencil 'Henri Matisse'. Not dated. Printed u.r. within image (in reverse 'Henri Matisse') pencil bot.corner Epr d'essai Le repos de modele stamp l.l. corner [Frapier] blind stamp l.r. corner Galerie/des/peintres/graveurs/ Paris stamp l.l. (verso) FM in oval
Dimensions: comp 22.2 h x 30.4 w cm sheet 32.4 h x 49.9 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Duthuit,Garnaud(1983),416
Acknowledgement: Felix Man Collection, Special Government Grant 1972
Accession No: NGA 72.509.265
Subject: Collection: The Felix Man collection of English and European lithographs, acquired 1972.