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Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954): Bodies in Motion and at Rest: Lithographs and Linocuts

Matisse 1: 1929 Pochoirs / Matisse 2: Ulysses (1935) and Paris 1937 / Matisse 3: Linocuts 1939-1950
Matisse 4: Pasiphae (1944), Ronsard (1948), and Apollinaire (1952) / Matisse 5: Images of Women, 1938-1952
Matisse: Repli 1947 / Matisse 6: Last Works / Matisse 7: Blue Nudes (1950-1954)

Gauguin / Camoin / Derain / Rouault / Vlaminck
Skater in Motion I. Original color linocut, 1939. Published in the deluxe art review, Verve in 1939. Edition unknown (c. 1200 impressions signed in the block). Image size: 204x147mm. Price: $1250.
Skater in Motion II. Original color linocut, 1939. Published in the deluxe art review, Verve in 1939. Edition unknown (c. 1200 impressions signed in reverse in the block). Image size: 197x150mm. Price: $1250.
Leaping figure (Icarus). Original color lithograph after a paper cut-out and gouache, 1944. Published on the front cover of the deluxe art review, Verve (the rear cover is printed on the reverse of this print). This work was produced undere Matissee's supervision for a special issue of Verve dedicated to Matisse's use of color, Couleur de Matisse. Some wear at edges. Image size: 333x262mm. Price: $975.
Falling figure (Icarus). Original color lithograph after a paper cut-out and gouache, 1944. Published on the front cover of the deluxe art review, Verve (the rear cover is printed on the reverse of this print). This work was produced undere Matissee's supervision for a special issue of Verve dedicated to Matisse's use of color, Couleur de Matisse. (The cover is not faded; the color is a function of our digital photography.) Image size: 333x262mm. Price: $975.
The Fall of Icarus (see Henri Matisse: L'Art du Livre [Nice: Musée Matisse, 1986], p. 94). Original color lithograph after a paper cut-out and gouache, 1943. Teriade, the publisher of Verve, visited Matisse in his studio and saw him working on this piece. He immediately persuaded Matisse to do a deluxe portfolio of images, pblished by him soon after. Published in 1945 in the deluxe art review, Verve. This work was produced under Matisse's supervision for a special issue of Verve dedicated to Matisse's use of color, Couleur de Matisse. This is the first version of one of the most beautiful pochoirs in Jazz (published by Editions Verve in 1945 and currently offered—unsigned—for £7500 / about $13,000) and inspired it as well. Almost-invisible crease in the lower left corner (not to be confused with the acid-free mounting corner holding the print in the mat). One of Matisse's most sought-after prints. Signed and dated in the stone lower right corner. Image size: 333x262mm. Price: $3000.
Danseuse Creole. Color lithograph after a paper cut-out and gouache, 1950. Published in the deluxe art review, Verve. This work was produced undere Matissee's supervision for a special issue of Verve dedicated to Matisse's paper cut-outs. He died before the work was published and the volume then became a tribute to Matisse, Les Dernieres Oeuvres de Matisse. Signed & dated in the stone. Image size: 250x160mm. Price: $1000.
Zulma. Color lithograph after a paper cut-out and gouache, 1950. Published in the deluxe art review, Verve. This work was produced undere Matissee's supervision for a special issue of Verve dedicated to Matisse's paper cut-outs. He died before the work was published and the volume then became a tribute to Matisse, Les Dernieres Oeuvres de Matisse. Signed & dated in the stone. Image size: 250x160mm. Price: $1000.

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Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Prints and Drawings: Prints by Pierre Bonnard, Georges Braque, Charles Camoin, Mary Cassatt, Paul Cezanne, Henri Edmond Cross, Edgar Degas, Sonia Delaunay, Maurice Denis, André Derain, Susanne Duchamp, Raoul Dufy, Jean-Louis Forain, Pauk Gauguin, Marie Laurencin, Edouard Manet, Henri Matisse, Berthé Morisot, Pablo Picasso, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Georges Rouault, Ker Xavier Roussel, Paul Signac, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Suzanne Valadon, Maurice de Vlaminck, James A. McNeill Whistler, and others.

Drawings by Albert Besnard, Andre Barbier, Henri Edmond Cross, Jean-Louis Forain, Eva Gonzales, Marie Laurencin, Maximilien Luce, and Georges Rouault.

Hand-colored prints by Mary Cassatt, Marc Chagall, Sonja Delaunay, Fernand Léger, Joan Miró, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso.

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