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Poèmes de Charles d'Orléans

1950
Illustrated by Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954), Author Charles d'Orléans (French, 1394–1465), Publisher Tériade Editeur (French, 20th century), Printer Mourlot frères, Paris


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 202; Duthuit, Matisse (ouvrages illustrés), 28

Dimensions

Overall: 41.4 x 27.8 x 3.1 cm (16 5/16 x 10 15/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.1026

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book containing 54 lithographs

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Tériade Editeur, 1950) Folio, unbound; 100 pp. [2 ff.]; original publisher’s lithographed covers (tan cloth box, dark red morocco spine).

Literary illustrations, text reproduced from artist’s manuscript.


Paris: Tériade Editeur, 1950

Signed

Graphite below colophon: "H. Matisse"

Provenance

Acquired in 1956 from Gérald Cramer, Geneva, Switzerland, by Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Wick, Boston, by whom given to MFA, December 10, 1959.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Wick

Copyright

© 2011 Succession H. Matisse, Paris / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.