Lot 205: MATISSE, HENRI. Cinquante Dessins.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: MATISSE, HENRI. Cinquante Dessins. Frontispiece etching on chine collé, signed by matisse in ink, lower right ("Mlle M.M.," Duthuit Books 2), 323x250 mm; 12 3/4x9 inches (sheet), full margins; 50 reproductions,with numbered tissue guards. Small folio, original printed grey wrappers, usual toning from tissue; original glassine over-wrapper. Paris: Album Edité par les Soins de L''Artiste, 1920
Notes: a fresh, barely opened copy of the first limited edition. number 467 of 1000 copies containing the original etching.