France 1869 – 1954
Pasiphaé, Chant de Minos (Les crétois) [Pasiphaé, Song of Minos (The Cretans)]
[Pasiphaé: Chant de Minos [Pasiphaé: Song of Minos] by Henri de Montherlant (Paris: Martin Fabiani, 1944)] 1944 Description: deluxe edition illustrated book with additional suite of 12 plates
Collection Title: Pasiphaé, Chant de Minos (Les crétois) [Pasiphaé, Song of Minos (The Cretans)]
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Creation Notes: 1944, published
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, relief linocut and letterpress, printed in black and red inks, from multiple blocks; additional suite of 12 linocuts, printed in black ink. Support: japon ancien paper; frontispiece on chine paper; additional suite of 12 linocuts on chine 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