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The Three Gourds (Les trois coloquintes)
Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954)
Lieberman, no. 79
Platemark : 12.7 x 18.0 cm (5 x 7 1/16 in.) Sheet: 28.1 x 36.6 cm (11 1/16 x 14 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Monotype in black ink with chine collé on thick wove paper (machine made)
Not On View
In graphite, l.r.: Monotype/ Henri Matisse (not in artist's hand); verso: thumbprint in black ink (collector's mark?)
PDP Watermark Type: on u. r. of backing paper: "A. Lepage Aine Tochon-Le ... " Less distinct watermark along bottom edge, in reverse: "A. Lepage Aine, Tochon-Lepage Succ r"
E. Weyhe, New York (?). 1990, sold by Libby Howie, Ltd., London, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 23, 1990)
Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard
© 2011 Succession H. Matisse, Paris / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.