Le Signe de vie
Illustrated by Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954), Author Tristan Tzara (Romanian, active in France, 1896–1963), Publisher Pierre Bordas (French, 20th century), Printer Mourlot frères, Paris (French)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Overall: 25.5 x 18.5 x 1 cm (10 1/16 x 7 5/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with one lithograph and six photomechanical reproductions of drawings
Not On View
(Paris: Bordas [gray Falcon Press], 1946) Quarto; 56 pp. [3 ff.]; original publisher’s printed wrappers (blue cloth box).
Paris: Bordas [Grey Falcon Press], 1946
Pen and blue ink below justification: "Tristan Tzara"; graphite lower right frontispiece: "H. Matisse."
Acquired for $13 from Grey Falcon Press, 1947, by W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 19, 1963.
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen
© 2011 Succession H. Matisse, Paris / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.