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Le Jour: P.13-1940

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Le Jour
Translated as: Day


Printmaker: Matisse, Henri




History note: Christie's, 19. IV. 1940, lot 27

Measurements and weight

Height: 281 mm
Width: 438 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1940-04) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Production date: AD 1922



School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Transfer lithography

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: H M
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: Henri Matisse
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 50/50
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Type: Edition

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.13-1940
Primary reference Number: 6073
Duthuit-Matisse/Duthuit: 419
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Le Jour" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-02-28 01:04:36

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{{cite web|url= |title=Le Jour |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-02-28 01:04:36|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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