In French; not ex-lib. A very large item: Priority and non-U.S. shipping will require extra fees (latter may not be available); please inquire before ordering. Series design, 11 1/4" x 15 3/4". Outer portfolio folder consists of plain card folio wraps in outer white card folio cover with cellophane wrapper. Inner white card folder contains two 4-page sheets with front pastedown plate to first; 15 separate partially mounted plates on card backing, titles under lower corner of plate. VG. Touches of abrasion and short nicks to outermost card and cellophane wrapper along hinge and edges; bumps at hinge ends with surface loss/nicks at tips of corners; toning and scuffmarks to cellophane wrapper with touches of loss along hinges and fore edges . Mild toning along edges of inner folder with central panels and titles clean and bright. Moderate toning to text folder and margins of mounting sheets, light foxing to some mountings; plates clean and strongly colored, though touches of rubbing and surface impression along right edge of "Les Oranges" and strong toning around "Paysage de Toulouse.". Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Matisse: Apologie du Luxe (Les Tresors de la...
Publication Date: 1946
Book Condition: VG
Book Description SKIRA: Editions d'Art Albert Skira, Geneve. 1946, Imprime en Suisse., 1946. No Binding. Condition: Fine. Colletion Dirigee Et Presentee Par Albert Skira. LARGE FOLIO/CARDBOARD SLIPCASE/PORTFOLIO (11 1/2 " x 15 1/2") Contains: Ten mounted Beautifully reproduced Matisse Prints (See Scans of five) READY FOR FRAMING: including one small one (4 x 5 7/8") entitled, Tete de jeune femme; Nine larger prints (11" x 15") entitled Paysage du midi, Le peintre et son modele, Nu sur la chaise longue jaune, Le reve, Odalisque bleue, L'ananas, Nature morte au magnolia, Annelies, Jeune femme a la pelisse. All prints are mounted on heavy vellum paper measuring (11" x 15). Cet album, de la nouvelle serie des peintres du vingtieme siecle (Edition Suisse), consacre a henri matisse a ete acheve d'imprimer sur les presses de l'imprimerie roto-sadag, a Geneve. NOTE: I DO NOT SPEAK FRENCH SO THIS IS ALL COPIED FROM TEXT. Seller Inventory # 4099