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    Sale 2187

    Prints & Multiples

    22 July 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 54

    HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954)

    Marianna Alcaforado, Lettres, Tériade Éditeur, Paris, 1946 (Duthuit books 15)

    Price Realised  

    HENRI MATISSE (1869-1954)
    Marianna Alcaforado, Lettres, Tériade Éditeur, Paris, 1946 (Duthuit books 15)
    the complete set of 105 lithographs in colors, in- and hors-texte, title page, text in French and justification, on Arches, signed by the artist in ink on the justification, copy 87 of 250, the full sheets, loose (as issued), pale time staining throughout, occasional foxing, surface soiling and pale offsetting in places, otherwise in good condition, original beige paper-covered boards and slipcase with title on the spine (minor scuffing and wear). 11 3/8 x 8¾ in. (289 x 222 mm.)
    album


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