Matisse's rare suite of etchings for Joyce's Ulysses
Matisse's rare suite of etchings for Joyce's Ulysses
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Matisse's rare suite of etchings for Joyce's Ulysses

THE PRINT CLUB, 1935

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Matisse's rare suite of etchings for Joyce's Ulysses
The Print Club, 1935
MATISSE, Henri, (1869-1954). Six Signed Proofs of Original Etchings by Henri Matisse…Made to Serve as Illustrations for Six Episodes in James Joyce’s “Ulysses” which have their Counterparts in Homer’s “Odyssey.” New York: The Print Club, 1935.

Rare suite of etchings, limited to only 150 sets, each plate signed in pencil by Matisse. Number 61 from an edition of 150. The plates depict episodes in the edition of James Joyce's Ulysses published in 1935 by the Limited Editions Club and illustrated by Matisse. They comprise: “The Calypso Episode”; “Aeolus, Cave of the Winds”; “The Cyclops”; “The Episode of Nausicaä”; “The Circle Episode”; and “Symbolic Landscape: Ithaca.” Henri Matisse, L’oeuvre gravé, 235-240; Slocum & Cahoon, 22.

Broadsheets (415 x 320mm). 6 soft ground etchings printed on Arches vellum paper, each separated by original tissue guards in a folded wrapper bearing title, each signed by Matisse in pencil, numbered and titled in pencil. Publisher’s cloth portfolio (worn at tail of spine, a little browned and sunned at spine).

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