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France 1869 – 1954



'Fraîchie sur des lits de violettes...' [fresh from beds of violets] 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
Page: 21/22/23/24
Creation Notes: 1944, published
Materials & Technique: prints, relief letterpress, printed in black ink; linocut, printed in black ink, vignette (page 21); linocut, printed in red ink, lattrine 'D' (page 21); linocut, printed in black ink, from one plate (page 24) Support: old Japan
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

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: printed, below image, lower right corner, in black ink letterpress, '...fraîche sur des lits de violettes...' (page 23)
Dimensions: comp 24.6 h x 18.0 w cm sheet (folded) 33.2 h x 25.2 w cm sheet (open) 33.2 h x 50.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Duthuit,Garnaud(1988),10
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA