Henri Matisse’s work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 6 USD to 80,750,000 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 80,750,000 USD for Odalisque couchée aux magnolias, sold at Christie’s New York in 2018.
Where is the snail by Matisse?
the Tate Modern collection
The Snail (L’escargot) is a collage by Henri Matisse. The work was created from summer 1952 to early 1953. It is pigmented with gouache on paper, cut and pasted onto a base layer of white paper measuring 9’4 3⁄4″ × 9′ 5″ (287 × 288 cm). The piece is in the Tate Modern collection in London.