Created in 1922, this color aquatint is engraved by Jacques Villon after an original oil on canvas from 1921 by Henri Matisse titled Au bord de la mer (At the Seaside). Hand signed by Henri Matisse (Le Cateau-CAmbrésis, 1869 - Nice, 1954) in black ink in the lower right margin and also signed in the plate in the lower left. Numbered from the edition of 200 in black ink in the lower left margin. Annotation in the lower left of the plate, 'gravé par Jacques Villon 1922'; published by Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris out of the total edition of 200 printed on Arches block watermarked paper. An example of this work has been exhibited in 1928 at the Galerie Bernheim-Juene, Paris and in 1964 at the Gallery Light, New York.