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Christie's announces online-only sale of multiples by Matisse from The Matisse Family Collections
Henri Matisse, Odalisqué à la Coupe de Fruits. Lithograph, 1925. Estimate: $30,000-50,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012.
NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced the sale of Multiples by Matisse from the Matisse Family Collections, an online-only sale launching on November 19 and ending December 4. The sale comprises 96 lots that present a fascinating cross-section of the artist’s graphic oeuvre, and includes drypoints and etchings from his early career through to the large-scale lithographs and aquatints of his later years. All lots come directly from the artist’s family – an impeccable provenance.

New collectors as well as established connoisseurs will not only find a range of techniques, styles and subjects, but a wide range of price points, from $50,000 down to only $1000, ideal for those beginning their collection or looking for the perfect holiday gift.

The e-catalogue, packed with information on the artist, will be available for browsing on November 12, and the sale itself will go live on November 19. Fans of Matisse from all over the globe will be able to track and bid on their favorite lots with the click of a mouse. The online auction is expected to realize in excess of $800,000.

Highlights to Include:

• Henri Matisse, Visage de Profile reposant sur un Bras, Paravent
Louis XIV, Lithograph, 1924
Estimate: $5,000-7,000

• Henri Matisse, ‘Fée au Chapeau du claret,
Souvenir du ‘Mallarmé’, Drypoint 1933
Estimate: $8,000-12,000

• Henri Matisse Jeune, Fille assise au
Bouquet de Fleurs, Lithograph, 1923
Estimate: $15,000-25,000

• Henri Matisse, Danseuse reflétée dans la Glace
Lithograph, 1927
Estimate: $25,000-35,000

• Henri Matisse, Marguerite V
Lithograph, 1945
Estimate: $7,000-10,000

• Henri Matisse, Figure au Peignoir
Etching 1929
Estimate: $6,000-8,000





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