Artist Henri Matisse, French, 1869-1954
Title
  • Plumed Hat
Date 1919
Medium graphite pencil on wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 20 7/8 × 14 3/8 inches (53 × 36.5 cm)
Framed: 34 1/4 × 28 3/8 × 2 3/8 inches (87 × 72.1 × 6 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of John S. Newberry
Accession Number 65.162
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in pencil, lower left: Henri Matisse 1919
Inscriptions
Pierre Matisse Gallery (New York, New York, USA);
John S. Newberry (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA);
1965-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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