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|Author: Henri Matisse|
|Portraiture, Drawings, Charcoal, 50.4x33 cm|
|Origin: France, 1933|
Lydia Delectorskaya, Matisse's secretary and regular model, was just 23 years old when the artist captured her in this sketch . Executed in charcoal and stump, which enabled him to model the sitter in soft light and shade, the sketch has all of Matisse's spontaneous impressions of nature.
|Source of entry: gift of Lydia Delectorskaya, 1968|
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