Lot #496
Henri Matisse Signed Photograph

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Estimate: $4000+


Scarce and highly desirable matte-finish 5.5 x 3.5 postcard photo of Matisse meeting Nana Winding, with one of his works visible in the background, signed and inscribed in French in fountain pen, (translated): "To Mrs. Nana Winding, cordially, Henri Matisse, 23/5 39." In fine condition. Accompanied by a 7 x 5 pearl-finish enlargement of the photo, annotated on the reverse in type and in Winding's hand. Winding was a friend and occasional subject of other artists, including Pierre Bonnard and Marie Vassilieff. A rarely seen photo with a close personal association.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #618 - Ended October 13, 2021

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