Lot 126: Le Fleurs du Mal. Charles Baudelaire illustrated by Matisse with one original etching.
October 27, 2016
Reston, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Le Fleurs du Mal. Charles Baudelaire illustrated by Matisse with one original etching. Paris: La Bibliothèque Française, 1947. With one original etching on chine appliqué (frontispiece), 33 full-page photo-lithographs, printed in black on gray back ground, numerous line-drawn decorations (10 full-page), of which 2 on the covers, and wood-engraved lettrines; all by Matisse. Large 4to. Original Pictorial wrappers, designed by Matisse. Slipcase and chemise. One of 300 numbered copies on papier de Rives, signed by Matisse in the colophon, from the limited edition of 320 in all.
Condition Report: Very good condition. Complete condition report on request as well extra pictures.
Artist or Maker: Henri Matisse