Lot 97 of 377:
Verve Number 4 1939 Matisse Lithograph  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Verve: An Artistic and Literary Quarterly. No. 4, January-March 1939
Author:
TĂ©riade, E., editor
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Verve
Date:
1939
Description:

Profusely illustrated by various artists and in various mediums, including a double-page color lithograph by Henri Matisse and 7 color lithographs (on 4 pages) by André Derain; screened gravures from photographs by Brassai & others; color plates reproducing medieval illuminations; etc. (4to), color lithographed wrappers.

The fourth issue of the highly influential venue for artistic expression, capturing the finest in visual creations from the middle ages through the modernism of the 20th century. This issue most notable for the striking double-page color lithograph by Henri Matisse, on heavy paper.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wraps professionally strengthened and reattached with some general light wear, top corner to front wrapper torn, a bit of loss to head of spine, a few chips to rear wrapper; light creasing to very top corner of volume, interior sound with bright colors; very good.
 
Item number:
303599
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