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    Henri Matisse. Autograph Letter Signed. "Henry Matisse." One page in French, 6.75" x 8.75", [Paris]; September 12, 1930. In this letter, addressed "Cheri Cousine," Matisse states that when he returned from Oceania, he had discovered that his cousin was in mourning over a death; he expresses his deepest sympathies and affections. The trip to Oceania he describes was the source of inspiration for Matisse's artwork for years to come.
    Henri Émile Benoît Matisse (1869-1954), an artist known his expressiveness of color, is considered the most important French artist of the 20th century. He was a draughtsman, book illustrator, graphic artist, and sculptor, but was known primarily as a painter.
    Condition: Letter has the usual folds, is a bit toned, with some edge wear; otherwise good.


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