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Henri MATISSE

France 1869 – 1954

artist

Edmond VAIREL

printer

DRAEGER FRÈRES

printer (organisation)

TÉRIADE ÉDITEUR

publisher (organisation)

Jazz 1947 Description: a porfolio of twenty stencils with pages of handwritten text

Collection Title: from Jazz
Place made: Vence Paris, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Alpes-Maritimes Île-de-France, France France
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, stencil, planographic pochoir, printed in colour from multiple papercut stencils; lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone. Support: off white velin d' Arches
Impression: 39/250
Edition: edition of 250 on velin d'Arches paper, numbered 1-250; edition of 20 Hors de commerce on vellum, numbered I-XX. 100 albums of plates only 100 Albums containing all the pages of the book
Publisher: TÉRIADE ÉDITEUR
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1947

Edition Notes: The book Jazz contains 146 pages and 4 leaves including 20 twenty stencils with pages of lithographed text handwritten by Matisse. Cut out paper was used as the base for making stencil designs, which were printed by Edmond Vairel. The cover and manuscript pages were printed by Draeger Frères, Paris.
Dimensions: comp and sheet 42.2 h x 32.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: C. Duthuit & F. Garnaud (Paris: Claude Duthuit, 1988) cat. 22
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.252.1-20