A rare and stunning linocut, produced by the artist in 1938, on wove paper, from an unsigned edition of approximately 1500 published for ‘XXe Siecle No 4’.
Portrait of Alexina “Teeny” Matisse, the wife of Matisse’s youngest son Pierre who was an art dealer. Teeny was the subject of several portrait sketches by her father-in-law Henri Matisse in 1938. After her separation from Pierre Teeny later moved to New York and married Marcel Duchamp in 1954.
Referenced in the catalogue of his work (Duthuit 723)
Mounted and framed to museum standards
Medium: Linocut Date: 1938 Dimensions: 305 x 230 mm