This original etching is hand signed in pencil by the artist "Henri Matisse" at the lower right margin.
The work is also hand numbered in pencil "14/25"in the lower left margin.
This etching was printed in a small limited edition of 25 signed and numbered impressions. There were a few artist's proofs and trial proofs made aside the regular edition.
The paper bears the Annam watermark at the lower right corner.
The Annam paper is a fine Asian paper, hand-made in Vietnam.
Literature: Henri Matisse: Catalogue Raisone de L'oeuvre grav'e, Claude Duthuit, Paris,1983.
Reference: Duthuit 288