Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954)
Soldat Marocain et Hamido
Pencil signed, dated 1913 and titled bottom left, pen and ink on paper.
9 7/8 x 7 7/16 in. (25.1 x 18.9cm)
provenance:
Private Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

exhibited:
"Matisse in Morocco: The Paintings and Drawings: 1912-1913," The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., March 18 - June 3, 1990; also traveled to: The Museum of Modern Art, New York, June 24 - September 4, 1990; State Pushkin Museum, Moscow, September 28 - November 20, 1990; and The Hermitage, Leningrad, December 15, 1990 - February 15, 1991, no. 53, illustrated in the exhibition catalogue, p. 183.

note:
This lot is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity signed by Wanda de Guébriant of the Archives Matisse and dated 12/12/84.

Estimate $10,000-15,000

Sold for $18,750 (buyer's premium included)