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An image of Virgin and child by Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse

(France 31 Dec 1869 – 03 Nov 1954)

Title
Virgin and child
Other titles:
Virgin and child on a background of flowers and stars
Alternative title:
Vierge et Enfant sur fond de fleurs et d'etoiles
Year
1950-1951
Media category
Print
Materials used
lithograph
Edition
117/200
Dimensions

32.3 x 25.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r. sheet 3, pencil "Matisse". Dated l.r. original mount "1950/51 ...".
Credit
Gift of the Contemporary Art Society Tate Gallery London 1953
Accession number
8743
Copyright
© Henri Matisse/Succession H. Matisse. Licensed by Viscopy, Australia
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Dennis Colsey, Hand and eye - a survey of artists materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Sydney, 1969, (illus.). cat.no. 41

Renée Free, Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1994. no catalogue numbers

Caroline Turner and Roger Benjamin (Editors), Matisse, Brisbane, 1995, 252, 285 [illus.]. cat.no. 258

Exhibition history (4)

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1953, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Mar 1954–04 Apr 1954

Hand and eye - a survey of artists' materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Various venues, 1970–1970

Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Jul 1994–25 Sep 1994

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