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Henri MATISSE

France 1869 – 1954

text 'Tristesse D'ete' & 'L'azur' 1932
Collection Title: Poésies [Poetry], by Stéphane Mallarmé (Lausanne: Albert Skira & Cie, 1932) 164pp with 29 etchings, suite of 29 etchings on Japan
Page: 39/40/41/42
Creation Notes: 1932, published
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, letterpress, printed in black and red ink Support: japon imperiale
Impression: 23/30
Edition: edition 145 numbered and signed by the artist. 30 on japon imperiale; 5 numbered 1-5 each with a suite on japon with remarks in black; a suite on chine with remarks in black and on original drawing by the artist; 25 numbered 6 to 30 containing a suite on japon and remarks in black; 95 numb 31 to 125 on velin d'Arches;20HC,numb I-XX reserv'd for artist,collaborators
Place Published: Lausanne: Albert Skira

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: titled, upper centre, in black letterpress 'TRISTESS D'ÉTÉ' (page 39) titled, upper centre, in black letterpress 'L'AZUR' (page 40)
Dimensions: sheet (folded) 33.0 h x 24.8 w cm sheet (open) 33.0 h x 49.7 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Duthuit,Garnaud(1988),5
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.4074.1.13