Nu A La Fenetre
Artwork: Nu A La Fenetre
Size: 65.3 x 54.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1929
Marks: Signed and dated 'Henri. Matisse 1929' (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in Nice, 1929
Provenance: Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, 13 September 1929); C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, New York (acquired from the previous, 3 June 1930); Harry Stevenson Southam, Ottawa (acquired from the previous, March 1939 and until at least 1944); Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Los Angeles (by 1945); Vladimir Horowitz, New York (acquired from the previous, by 1948); Mrs. Bertram Smith, New York; M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York (acquired from the previous, January 1961); Acquired from the previous by the late owner, 18 January 1961
Exhibition history: New York, C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, Exhibition of Modern French Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings, October 1930, no. 13 (titled Nude in an Interior at Nice); Buffalo, Albright Art Gallery, Exhibition Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Opening of the Albright Art Gallery: A Group of French Paintings from Courbet Down to and Including the Contemporary Moderns, November-December 1930, p. 15, no. 36 (titled Nude in an Interior at Nice); Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, The 1934 International Exhibition of Contemporary Paintings, October-December 1934, no. 187 (illustrated, pl. 19; titled Nude in an Interior at Nice); The Art Gallery of Toronto, Loan Exhibition of Paintings Celebrating the Opening of the Margaret Eaton Gallery and the East Gallery, November 1935, p. 29, no. 182 (titled Nude in an Interior at Nice); The Cleveland Museum of Art, 20th Anniversary Exhibition of the Cleveland Museum of Art, June-October 1936, p. 123, no. 326 (with inverted dimensions); Ohio, Toledo Museum of Art, Contemporary Movements in European Painting, November-December 1938, no. 69 (titled Nude in an Interior at Nice); Ottawa, The National Gallery of Canada

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Date: 2019-05-13
Lot Number: 21A
Low Estimate: $7000000 [-21%]
High Estimate: $10000000 [-44%]
Hammer Price: $5500000
Sold For: $6517500