NEW YORK, NY.- Christies
will present Matisse on Paper: Prints & Drawings from the Estate of Jacquelyn Miller Matisse, an online-only auction of drawings and prints by Henri Matisse offered directly from the Estate of Jacquelyn Miller Matisse. At Mme. Matisses request, her estate will benefit charitable organizations, including The Alzheimers Research Institute, The National Foundation for Autism Research, Société Française du Cancer, and The Art Institute of Chicago.
With 47 lots to browse, the sale includes dynamic works on paper by one of the defining modern masters of the 20th century. Estimates start at US$2,000 and the sale is open for bidding between June 9-23.
Margaux Morel, Head of Online Sales, Impressionist & Modern Art, Christies, remarked: Christies is honored to offer selections of drawings and prints by Henri Matisse from the Estate of Jacquelyn Miller Matisse. This carefully curated auction, sold to benefit multiple charitable organizations, highlights the artists focus on the figure and nature through the power of the line.
The sale can be viewed in person, by appointment only, at Christies New York galleries from 1423 June.
ADDITIONAL SALE HIGHLIGHTS
Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Grand visage, lithograph, on Japon paper, 1929. Image: 19⅞ x 13½ in. Sheet: 25½ x 19⅝ in. Estimate: $10,000-15,000
Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Feuilles, pen and India ink on paper, 8 x 10½ in. Executed circa 1941. Estimate: $15,000-25,000
Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Nu agenouillé, de face, pencil on paper, 10⅜ x 7⅛ in. Drawn circa 1908. Estimate: $25,000-35,000
Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Bédouine. Figure aux bandeaux, aquatint, on wove paper, 1947. Image: 12½ x 9¾ in. Sheet: 19⅞ x 13¼ in. Estimate: $8,000-12,000
Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Tête de femme, black Conté crayon on paper, 14½ x 10⅝ in. Drawn circa 1951. Estimate: $20,000-30,000
Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Intérieur, la lecture, lithograph, on Chine paper, 1925. Image: 10⅝ x 7½ in. Sheet: 15⅞ x 11⅝ in. Estimate: $12,000-18,000