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France 1869 – 1954



Blue slipcover 1944 Description: from Pasiphaé, Chant de Minos

Collection Title: Pasiphaé, Chant de Minos (Les crétois) [Pasiphaé, Song of Minos] (The Cretans) by Henri de Montherlant
Creation Notes: 1944, published
Materials & Technique: prints, relief linocut, printed in blue ink, from one block Support: thin, cream cardboard folded and cut
Impression: 20
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.
Place Published: Paris: Martin Fabiani, Editeur
Date Published: 1944

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: title printed as cover image, in blue ink (negative space), 'Pasiphaé'
Dimensions: cover closed 33.6 h x 26.0 w x 3.8 d cm open 33.6 h x 55.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Duthuit,Garnaud(1988),10
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA