Henri Matisse – Vénus, 1958

By MATISSE Henri (1869-1954)

Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Vénus, 1958


Lithograph on paper, printed on both sides, after Henri Matisse’s « gouaches découpés ».

First edition.

Signed on the plate on the recto and the verso, with Henri Matisse’s monogram lower right margin.

+ Size of the sheet : 35.5 x 26.5 cm / 13,9 x 10.4 in.
+ Size of the image: 33,5 x 19,5 cm / 13,1 x 7,6 in.

Condition: In very good condition. Printed on the back as issued. Vivid colors.

Issued from « Verve » (vol. IX, n° 35-36), July 1958, Paris, under the title « Dernières Oeuvres de Matisse 1950-1954 ».

These works have been realized by the artist with papers colored in gouache, cut with scissors, and pasted. They are shown here with drawings executed at the same time or during the preceding period. Matisse composed the cover specially for this volume. These lithographic plates were printed during the year 1954 under his direction.

The printing of the lithographs in color by Mourlot Frères and that of the photogravure reproductions and the typography by the master printers Draeger Frères, was completed in Paris on the 28th day of July 1958.



Price : 220,00  ( 232.00 USD )

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