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Dessins: Thèmes et Variations

A work made of unbound book with letterpress in black and red, one linocut in black, three lithographs in black, and 154 photographic reproductions on ivory wove paper, tucked in paperboard cover with letterpress in red on brown laid paper and beige linen tie.
© 2018 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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  • A work made of unbound book with letterpress in black and red, one linocut in black, three lithographs in black, and 154 photographic reproductions on ivory wove paper, tucked in paperboard cover with letterpress in red on brown laid paper and beige linen tie.

Date:

1943

Artist:

Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954)
introduction “Matisse-en-France” by Louis Aragon (French, 1897–1982)
linocut and lithographs printed by Roger Lacourièr (French, 1892–1966)
text printed by Féquet et Baudier (French, c. 1925–c. 1981)
reproductions printed by Georges Duval (French, active 1930s–1950s)
published by Martin Fabiani (Croatian, born 1899)

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Artist

Henri Matisse

Title

Dessins: Thèmes et Variations

Origin

France

Date

Published 1943

Medium

Unbound book with letterpress in black and red, one linocut in black, three lithographs in black, and 154 photographic reproductions on ivory wove paper, tucked in paperboard cover with letterpress in red on brown laid paper and beige linen tie

Dimensions

335 × 253 × 47 mm (closed)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg in memory of Bessie Kisloff Braude, Esq.

Reference Number

2014.499

Copyright

© 2018 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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