Poems by Charles d’Orléans, Illustrated by Matisse, Tériade, 1950

2,916.67 €

One of the first “artist book” with 55 original lithographs by Henri Matisse.

CategoriesRare Books, Rare Books and prints
ArtistHenri Matisse
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Description

Poems by Charles d’Orléans, Illustrated by Matisse, Tériade, 1950

Poems of Charles of Orleans. Illustrated by Matisse. Tériade publisher, 1950. This manuscript book was entirely composed by Henri Matisse. The artist has written by hand and illuminated the “Poems of Charles of Orleans”. The lithographs were executed under the direction of Matisse by the brother Mourlot workshops. One of 1200 copies on velin specially made for this book. The copie is signed by the artist. Our copy is No. 392.

References: Garvey 202; Teriade, p. 130-132. Duthuit-Matisse, Illustrated Books 28.

Additional Information

wornCase tired and dirty. Very good condition inside.
characteristicIn-Folio in sheetlet under cover printed lithographed in colors and original case.
pages100 pages
illustrations54 original lithographs in colors including the cover.