Henri Matisse

1869-1954, French

"Figure devant tapa africain," 1929

Lithograph on Japan imperial paper under glass
Edition: 35/50
Signed and numbered in pencil in the lower margin, at right: Henri Matisse
Image: 21.25" H x 17.25" W; Sheet: 25.5" H x 19.625" W

  • Provenance: Mekler Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Property of an Estate, Beverly Hills, CA, acquired from the above
  • Literature: Duthuit 515

    "Picasso, Matisse, and Giacometti: A Graphic View of the Human Form," Fresno Arts Center, March 15 - April 28, 1983, and The Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, May 15 - June 26, 1983, fig 35, illustrated.
  • Notes: A copy of the above-mentioned1983 exhibition booklet accompanies this lot.
  • Condition: Generally very good condition. Full margins. Slight toning throughout. An occasional pale and very unobtrusive, pinhead-size foxmark. Scattered minor handling creases, and slight rippling at the margin edges, mostly visible in raking light. Hinged to the back mat along the verso of the upper margin edge.

    Frame: 35" H x 29" W x 2" D

Accepted Forms of Payment:

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Personal Check, Visa, Wire Transfer


Buyers are responsible for arranging their own shipping estimates and deliveries. Moran's in our discretion and as a courtesy to buyers, can arrange to have purchased lots packed, insured and forwarded by a third-party shipper at the request, expense and risk of the buyer. Moran's assumes no responsibility for acts or omissions in such packing or shipping by other packers or carriers, even if recommended by Moran's. Nor does Moran's assume any responsibility for any damage to picture frames or to the glass therein. In circumstances where Moran's arranges for such third-party services, Moran's may apply an administration charge of 15% of that service fee.

June 21, 2022 12:00 PM PDT
Monrovia, CA, US

John Moran Auctioneers

You agree to pay a buyer's premium of up to 25% and any applicable taxes and shipping.

View full terms and conditions

Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
$0 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $19,999 $1,000
$20,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 $199,999 $10,000
$200,000 $499,999 $25,000
$500,000 + $50,000