Henri Matisse

"Nu de dos, 4 état (Back IV)" by Henri Matisse is on display during a press preview of Christie's Impressionist and Modern Art Autumn sale in New York, October 29, 2010. Sotheby's will hold its Impressionist and Modern Art sale on November 3-4, 2010. (Photo EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Matisse Nude Bronze Sells For Record Auction Price

A 6-foot Henri Matisse bronze of a nude woman seen from behind has been sold for over $48 million in New York City, a record auction price for the artist’s work.