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Henri MATISSE

France 1869 – 1954

artist

Henri de MONTHERLANT

author

MARTIN FABIANI, ÉDITEUR

publisher (organisation)

Pasiphaé, Chant de Minos (Les crétois) [Pasiphaé, Song of Minos (The Cretans)] 1944 Description: deluxe edition illustrated book

Collection Title: from Pasiphaé, Chant de Minos (Les crétois) [Pasiphaé, Song of Minos (The Cretans)]
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, France
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, relief linocut and letterpress, printed in black and red inks, from multiple blocks. Support: Japon ancien paper.
Impression: 20/30 of de-luxe edition
Edition: 30 examples on old Japan paper with a suite of 12 plates printed on China numbered 1-30. 200 examples on vélin d'Arches with the watermark of the publisher numbered 31-230; 20 examples H.C. on vélin d'Arches marked I-XX. All books are signed by the artist.
Publisher: MARTIN FABIANI, ÉDITEUR
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1944

Primary Insc: Signed l.c., of justification, pen and ink "Henri Matisse". Not dated.
Dimensions: cover 33.7 h x 26.2 w x 3.6 d cm slip cover 33.8 h x 26.6 w x 4.3 d cm slipcase 34.7 h x 27.0 w x 5.0 d cm page 33.7 h x 26.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.253.1.1-38