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.
|worn||Case tired and dirty. Very good condition inside.|
|characteristic||In-Folio in sheetlet under cover printed lithographed in colors and original case.|
|illustrations||54 original lithographs in colors including the cover.|