Lettres Portugaises. Henri. Alcaforado Matisse, Marianne.

Lettres Portugaises.

Paris: Teriade Editeur, 1946. One of 80 copies, from a total issue of 250, each of these first 80 with an extra suite of 12 preliminary plates inserted prior to the finished plate in the book, all on Arches (plus 20 hors commerce), signed by the artist on the colophon, Henri Matisse.. Page size: 11 x 8.5 inches. Bound: original paper wrappers with litho title and design on front and back, publisher's chemise and etui. Containing 15 full-page lithographs printed in brown and 5 lithograghed illustrated titles and numerous ornaments and initial letters printed in purple, plus the additional suite of full-page lithos printed in brown all pulled by Mourlot Freres. Jourde and Allard printed the text. A fine copy. Artist & Book #199. Duthuit 15. Item #11164

Price: $8,500.00

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