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France 1869 – 1954



'Dors, dormeuse aux longs cils...' [Sleep, sleeping woman of the long eye-lashes] 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: 39/40/41/42
Creation Notes: 1944, published
Materials & Technique: prints, relief letterpress, printed in black ink; linocut, printed in black ink, from one plate (page 39); linocut, printed in red ink, lattrine 'C' (page 40); linocut, printed in red ink, lattrine 'L' (page 41) 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 letterpress, '...Dors, dormeuse aux longs cils...' (page 39)
Dimensions: comp 24.4 h x 17.8 w cm sheet (folded) 33.2 h x 25.6 w cm sheet (open) 33.2 h x 50.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Duthuit,Garnaud(1988),10
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA